Home » Language in Global Perpective: Papers in Honor of the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Summer Institute of Linguistics, 1935-1985 by Benjamin F. Elson
Language in Global Perpective: Papers in Honor of the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Summer Institute of Linguistics, 1935-1985 Benjamin F. Elson

Language in Global Perpective: Papers in Honor of the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Summer Institute of Linguistics, 1935-1985

Benjamin F. Elson

Published November 1st 1986
ISBN : 9780883126622
Paperback
626 pages
Enter the sum

 About the Book 

Fifty papers in honor of the fiftieth anniversary of the Summer Institute of Linguistics.ArticlesNiger-Congo today, by Bendor-Samuel, John T.SOVD languages, by Blansitt, Edward L., Jr.Passive functions, by Brend, Ruth M.Perfective mi in UmaMoreFifty papers in honor of the fiftieth anniversary of the Summer Institute of Linguistics.ArticlesNiger-Congo today, by Bendor-Samuel, John T.SOVD languages, by Blansitt, Edward L., Jr.Passive functions, by Brend, Ruth M.Perfective mi in Uma discourse, by Gregerson, Kenneth J. and Martha A. Martens.Area norms of language size, by Grimes, Joseph E.Planificación lingüística en Guatemala, by Herrera, Guillermina.Is the transitive/intransitive dichotomy real?, by Hooley, Bruce A.Kikongo, Saramaccan, and Ndjuka, by Huttar, George L.The syntax and origin of ga- in Northern Tepehuan, by Langacker, Ronald W. and Burton Bascom.A feature of Proto-Otomanguean discourse structure?, by Longacre, Robert E.Capanahua syllable restructuring in relation to comparative studies, by Loos, Eugene E.Information distribution in hortatory discourse, by Lowe, Ivan.The lexo-centric approach to descriptive linguistics, by Makkai, Adam.From optional to obligatory marking of syntactic relations, by Martinet, André.Syllabic nasals and desyllabification in Bafut, by Mfonyam, Joseph N.Fortis versus lenis consonants in the Paya dialect of Kuna, by Pike, Eunice V., Keith Forster, and Wilma J. Forster.A further note on experimental clauses in discourse, by Pike, Kenneth L.Possible new solutions for some sticky old problems, by Pittman, Richard S.How many languages?, by Robbins, Frank E.Philippine national cultural communities, by Sibayan, Bonifacio P.Communication breakdown or lèse-majesté: How feudoid subgroups of the Yemma (Janjero) talk to each other, by Wedekind, Klaus.Aspect and mood as a nine-cell matrix, by Wiesemann, Ursula.