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Author Plank, Frans.

Title Double Case : Agreement by Suffixaufnahme
Published Cary : Oxford University Press, 1995
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Contents Contributors; Abbreviations; I: PROLOGUE; 1. (Re- )Introducing Suffixaufnahme; II: THE ANCIENT NEAR EAST; 2. Suffixaufnahme in Hurrian and Urartian; 3. Suffixaufnahme in Hurrian: Normal Cases and Special Cases; III: THE CAUCASUS; 4. Suffixaufnahme in Kartvelian; 5. Direct-Oblique Agreement of Attributes in Daghestanian; 6. Genitives and Adjectives as Attributes in Daghestanian; IV: INDO-EUROPEAN; 7. Indo-European o-Stems and Feminine Stems in -i; 8. Slavonic's Closest Approach to Suffixaufnahme: The Possessive Adjective; 9. Inflecting Postpositions in Indie and Kashmiri
Subject IndexA; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; L; N; O; P; R; S; T; W; Language Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z; Author Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Y; Z
V: CHUKCHI-KAMCHATKAN10. Possessive and Relational Forms in Chukchi; VI: CUSHITIC; 11. Genitival Agreement in Awngi: Variation on an Afroasiatic Theme; VII: AUSTRALIAN; 12. Suffixaufnahme and Related Case Marking Patterns in Australian Languages; 13. Double Case Marking in Kanyara and Mantharta Languages, Western Australia; 14. Suffixaufnahme and Apparent Ellipsis in Martuthunira; 15. Multiple Case in Kayardild: Anti-iconic Suffix Ordering and the Diachronic Filter; VIII: DIACHRONY; 16. Binder-Anaphors and the Diachrony of Case Displacement; IX: EPILOGUE; 17. Summing up Suffixaufnahme
Summary Suffixaufnahme is an unusual pattern of multiple case marking due to agreement: a nominal that is already case-marked for its own adnominal function in addition copies the case of the nominal to which it is to be related. The essays in this collection comprehensively examine this little knownphenomenon in all areas where it is (or was) attested--most typically in Anatolia, the Caucasus and Transcaucasus, Aryan India, Eastern Siberia, Ethiopia, and aboriginal Australia. The definitive comparative account of Suffixaufnahme, this volume shows how an ostensibly marginal pattern of caseagreement sh
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