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Levels in Clause Linkage

A Crosslinguistic Survey

Ed. by Tsunoda, Tasaku

Series:Comparative Handbooks of Linguistics 2

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    October 2017
    ISBN
    978-3-11-051925-9
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    Overview

    • examines 17 languages from around the world.
    • investigates the use of clause linkage markers in terms of five levels in clause linkage, regarding causals, conditionals and concessives

    Aims and Scope

    This is a cross-linguistic exploration of the use of clause linkage markers in causal, conditional, and concessive sentences. Employing a five-level classification of clause linkage based on semantic and pragmatic grounds, it shows that, within individual languages different markers exhibit different distributions on the five levels. Also, the rich evidence presented from seventeen languages from many parts of the world documents that these distributions present commonalities as well as differences across the languages of the sample.

    Details

    24.0 x 17.0 cm
    Approx. xiii, 906 pages
    DE GRUYTER MOUTON
    Language:
    English
    Type of Publication:
    Reference Work
    Keyword(s):
    five levels in clause linkage; causals; conditionals; concessives

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    Tasaku Tsunoda, Prof. Em. National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics.

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