On the development of deverbal conjunctions

@inproceedings{lvarez2003OnTD,
  title={On the development of deverbal conjunctions},
  author={Rosa Mar{\'i}a Cougil {\'A}lvarez and Ana I. Gonz{\'a}lez Cruz},
  year={2003}
}
The immense amount of medieval borrowing from French and Latin into English is not restricted to immutable lexical income, since, once introduced, the loan-words may become subject to internal processes of language change. Some recent studies by M. Rissanen (1999b, 2000a, 2000b) have looked in particular at loan-words which have undergone processes of grammaticalisation, i.e. the development of grammatical material out of lexical items. In this paper, our attention is focused on the development… CONTINUE READING

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