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Austronesian and theoretical linguistics

Raphael Mercado

Austronesian and theoretical linguistics

by Raphael Mercado

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Published by John Benjamins Pub. Co. in Amsterdam, Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Austronesian languages,
  • Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Raphael Mercado, Eric Potsdam, Lisa deMena Travis
    SeriesLinguistik aktuell/Linguistics today (LA) -- v. 167
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPL5022 .A96 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 379 p. :
    Number of Pages379
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25548085M
    ISBN 109027255504, 9027287759
    ISBN 109789027255501, 9789027287755
    LC Control Number2010028219
    OCLC/WorldCa647976871

      This is not a book to be read from cover to cover--it is a book to be dipped into, pondered, and considered, slowly and carefully. The book is not organized by area or subfamily; readers interested in one area or family can consult the authoritative work on Western Austronesian (Adelaar and Himmelmann ), or, for the Oceanic languages, Lynch.   John Lynch, ed. Issues in Austronesian Historical Phonology. PL Canberra: Paci²c Linguistics. vii + pp. ISBN 0- Aus$, paper. This book contains ten articles originally presented at the Ninth International Conference on Austronesian Linguistics and the Fifth International Conference on Oceanic Linguistics held at Australian National University in Canberra .

    Theoretical Linguistics Internally Headed Relative Clauses in Austronesian Languages. Language and Linguistics Proceedings of the 6th Annual Meeting of the Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association, C. Smallwood & C. Kitto, eds. Toronto Working Papers in Linguistics. In book: English and American studies. Theory and practice (pp) to give a sketch of major theoretical and methodological approaches in English linguistics. Linguistic theories are no.

    ]sa said John John [CP VP that att han he gjorde g¨ VP ] ‘Read the book, John said that he did.’ Swedish b. [VP Takafaga hunt eds., Austronesian and Theoretical Linguistics. John Benjamins. Massam, D. and Smallwood, C. (). Essential features of predication in English and Niuean. In Kusumoto, K., editor, Proceedings. Professor of Linguistics, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu. Author of Austronesian Root Theory: An Essay on the Limits of Morphology. With approximately 1, members, the Austronesian language family includes about one-fifth of the world’s languages. Only the Niger-Congo family of Africa.


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The Austronesian language family is the largest language family in the world, yet its members are relatively little studied, particularly from a formal perspective.

Interestingly, because these languages exhibit typologically unusual properties, they pose important challenges to linguistic theory. Any theory that postulates a grammar that is common to all languages must take into account the. The Austronesian languages exhibit typologically unusual properties, posing important challenges to linguistic theory.

This work addresses various aspects of these Austronesian challenges. It is of interest to researchers and students in phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, and language typology, as well as scholars of Austronesian : ISBN: OCLC Number: Language Note: Includes text in Javanese, Malay, Tongan, Malagasy, Niuean, and Tagalog.

Get this from a library. Austronesian and theoretical linguistics. [Raphael Mercado; Eric Potsdam; Lisa deMena Travis;] -- The Austronesian language family is the largest language family in the world, yet its members are relatively little studied, particularly from a formal perspective.

Interestingly, because these. TRENDS IN LINGUISTICS is a series of books that open new perspectives in our understanding of language. The series publishes state-of-the-art work on core areas of linguistics across theoretical frameworks, as well as studies that provide new insights by approaching language from an interdisciplinary perspective.

TRENDS IN LINGUISTICS considers itself a forum for cutting-edge. Austronesian languages have long raised interesting questions for generative theories of syntax and morphology. The papers in this volume encompass some of these Austronesian and theoretical linguistics book questions and place them in newer theoretical contexts.

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Austronesian linguistics is the linguistic study of languages belonging to the Austronesian language family. The more than 1, Austronesian languages occupy a vast area. Traditionally, they are spoken in the Pacific in the area bounded by Hawaii in the northeast, Taiwan in the northwest, Easter Island in the southeast, New Zealand in the.

Since the pioneering analyses of Renward Brandstetter (–) a quasi-morphological element called the ‘root’ has been recognized in Austronesian linguistics. This monograph confronts many of the methodological and substantive issues raised but never fully resolved by Brandstetter.

In an effort to reassess the value of his work for contemporary linguistics the author examines. Language and Linguistics is an academic publication of the Institute of Linguistics at Academia Sinica. Established init publishes research in general and theoretical linguistics on the languages of East Asia and the Pacific region, including Sino-Tibetan, Austronesian, and the Austroasiatic and Altaic languageLanguage and Linguistics has been managed by an Editor.

Austronesian syntax* Maria Polinsky and Eric Potsdam 1 Introduction This chapter presents on overview of major syntactic issues in the analysis of Austronesian languages.

Certain typologically unusual aspects of syntactic design are known to recur in the different groupings within the Austronesian family, and each raises interesting theoretical. IMPACT FACTOR 5-year IMPACT FACTOR: CiteScore SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP) Lisa deMena Travis is a researcher and educator in the field of linguistics, specializing in syntax and in the study of Austronesian languages such as Malagasy and is currently a professor of linguistics at McGill University.

Her proposal of the Head Movement Constraint, which seeks to account for limitations on the movement of syntactic heads in question formation, has become.

Formal Issues in Austronesian Linguistics (Studies in Natural Language and Linguistic Theory Book 49) - Kindle edition by Paul, I., Phillips, V., Travis, Lisa. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

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Editor for this issue: Scott Fults Links to the websites of all LINGUIST's supporting publishers are available at the end of this issue. one that will appeal to general linguists of various theoretical persuasions.

Because of the geographical location of Tukang Besi and its unusual. The Austronesian-speaking population of the world are estimated to number more than million people, living in a broad swathe around half the globe, from Madagascar to Easter Island and from Taiwan to New Zealand.

The seventeen papers in this volume provide a general survey of these diverse populations focusing on their common origins and historical transformations.4/5(1).

Get this from a library. Formal issues in Austronesian linguistics. [Ileana Paul; Vivianne Phillips; Lisa deMena Travis;] -- Addresses traditional questions on Austronesian languages and generative theories of syntax and morphology, and places these questions in newer theoretical contexts.

Themes are the role and analysis. Evolutionary Phonology is a new theory of sound patterns which synthesizes results in historical linguistics, phonetics, and phonological theory.

In this groundbreaking book, Juliette Blevins explores the nature of sound patterns and sound change in Reviews: 1. ‘I was so much older then, I'm younger than that now’: why the dates keep changing for the spread of Austronesian languages, in Bowden, J., Himmelmann, N.

& Ross, M. (ed.) A Journey through Austronesian and Papuan linguistic and cultural space: papers in honour of Andrew Pawley (Pacific Linguistics ).

Canberra: Pacific Linguistics. The Austronesian-speaking population of the world are estimated to number more than million people, living in a broad swathe around half the globe, from Madagascar to Easter Island and from Taiwan to New Zealand.

The seventeen papers in this volume provide a general survey of these diverse populations focusing on their common origins and historical transformations.4/5(1).

Fox's textbook covers the usual ground of historical linguistics te I was surprised, however, to find this one. Anthony Fox's LINGUISTIC RECONSTRUCTION, published in in the series Oxford Textbooks in Linguistics, hasn't gained the popularity of other introductions like Lehmann's or Hock's, but that is a real shame as it is perhaps the most /5(2).Linguistics at the University of Melbourne ( Peter’s research interests cover descriptive, theoretical and applied linguistics.

He has extensive fieldwork experience on Australian Aboriginal languages and since has been researching Sasak and Samawa, Austronesian languages from Lombok and Sumbawa islands, eastern Indo-nesia. Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics There was a tendency, in the nineteenth century, for Europeans to denigrate the customs of dark-skinned peoples, and to put forward the uninformed opinion that their languages were ‘primitive’.