Nominal Apposition in Indo-European : Its Forms and Functions, and its Evolution in Latin-Romance /

Nominal apposition--the combining of two equivalent nouns--has been a neglected topic in linguistics, despite its prominence in syntax and morphology in some languages. This book presents an extensive comparative and diachronic analysis of nominal apposition in Indo-European, examining its occurrenc...

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Main Author: Bauer, Brigitte L. M.
Format: Book Electronic
Language:English
Published:Berlin ; Boston : De Gruyter Mouton, [2017]
Series:Trends in Linguistics. Studies and Monographs TiLSM ; 303.
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Main Author:Bauer, Brigitte L. M.
Summary:Nominal apposition--the combining of two equivalent nouns--has been a neglected topic in linguistics, despite its prominence in syntax and morphology in some languages. This book presents an extensive comparative and diachronic analysis of nominal apposition in Indo-European, examining its occurrence, characteristics and functions in early languages, identifying parallels with similar phenomena elsewhere, and tracing its evolution in Latin-Romance.

Nominal apposition--the combining of two equivalent nouns--has been a neglected topic in linguistics, despite its prominence in syntax and morphology in some languages. This book presents an extensive comparative and diachronic analysis of nominal apposition in Indo-European, examining its occurrence, characteristics and functions in early languages, identifying parallels with similar phenomena elsewhere, and tracing its evolution in Latin-Romance.

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Copyright:©2017
Language Notes:In English.
Physical Description:1 online resource (430 pages).
Digital Characteristics:text file PDF
ISBN:9783110461756
3110461757
9783110460209
3110460203
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Brigitte Bauer, University of Texas, Austin.


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