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Aspect: An Introduction to the Study of Verbal Aspect and Related Problems
  • B. Comrie
  • Psychology, Computer Science
  • 25 June 1976
This chapter discusses the formal expression of aspectual oppositions in the vernacular as well as the role that language plays in the development of understanding. Expand
The World Atlas of Language Structures
This chapter discusses phonology, Morphology, and sign languages, which are concerned with the construction of language categories and their role in the development of language. Expand
Time in language.
Language Universals and Linguistic Typology: Syntax and Morphology
This second edition has been revised and updated to take full account of new research in universals and typology in the past decade, and more generally to consider how the approach advocated here relates to recent advances in generative grammatical theory. Expand
The World's Major Languages
This 1000 plus page reference work would certainly be a useful and impressive acquisition to any linguist's bookshelf and is a veritable mine of knowledge concerning language knowledge. Expand
Logophoric Reference in Gokana
In (la) the subject pronoun o 3rd sg.' is repeated in the embedded clause, indicating that the person who came is not the same s the person whose speech is reported. In (Ib), on the other hand, whereExpand