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A Semantic Approach To English Grammar

Author : R. M. W. Dixon  |  Pub Date : 2005-06-30  |  Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780199283071
ISBN 13 : 0199283079

This book shows how grammar helps people communicate and looks at the ways grammar and meaning interrelate. The author starts from the notion that a speaker codes a meaning into gr..


Adjective Classes

Author : R.M.W. Dixon  |  Pub Date : 2004-09-16  |  Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780199270934
ISBN 13 : 0199270937

This book shows that every language has an adjective class and how such classes vary. Thirteen scholars report original research on languages from North, Central and South America,..


The Jarawara Language Of Southern Amazonia

Author : R.M.W. Dixon  |  Pub Date : 2004-10-07  |  Publisher : Oxford University Press on Demand

ISBN 10 : 9780199270675
ISBN 13 : 0199270678

This is the first account of Jarawara, a Southern Amazonia language of great complexity and unusual interest, and now spoken by less than two hundred people. It has only two open l..


All The Light We Cannot See

Author : Anthony Doerr  |  Pub Date : 2017-04-04  |  Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN 10 : 9781501173219
ISBN 13 : 1501173219

"From the highly acclaimed, multiple award-winning Anthony Doerr, a stunningly ambitious and beautiful novel about a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occup..


Complementation

Author : R. M. W. Dixon  |  Pub Date : 2006-06-22  |  Publisher : OUP Oxford

ISBN 10 : 9780191516429
ISBN 13 : 0191516422

This book explores the variety of types of complementation found across the languages of the world and their grammatical properties and meanings. It shows how languages differ in t..