A typology of questions in Northeast Asia and beyond: An ecological perspective

  title={A typology of questions in Northeast Asia and beyond: An ecological perspective},
  author={Andreas H{\"o}lzl},
This study investigates the distribution of linguistic and specifically structural diversity in Northeast Asia (NEA), defined as the region north of the Yellow River and east of the Yenisei. In particular, it analyzes what is called the grammar of questions (GQ), i.e., those aspects of any given language that are specialized for asking questions or regularly combine with these. The bulk of the study is a bottom-up description and comparison of GQs in the languages of NEA. The addition of the… 
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