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Author Wetzer, Harrie, 1956-

Title The typology of adjectival predication / by Harrie Wetzer
Published Berlin ; New York : Mouton de Gruyter, 1996
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 398 pages)
Series Empirical approaches to language typology ; 17
Empirical approaches to language typology ; 17
Contents pt. 1. General background. 1. Introduction. 2. Adjectival encoding in language: The standard approach. 3. Adjectival encoding in language: Nouniness and verbiness -- pt. 2. A typology of predicative adjectival constructions. 4. Preliminaries. 5. Nouny adjectivals in type-A languages. 6. Verby adjectivals in type-A languages. 7. Adjectival predication in type-B languages -- pt. 3. Towards an explanation of the nouny-verby split. 8. The Tense Hypothesis. App. A. Alphabetical listing of the sample -- App. B. Genetic and areal stratification of the sample
Notes Revision of the author's thesis (doctoral--University of Nijmegen, 1995)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 365-382) and indexes
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Subject Grammar, Comparative and general -- Adjectivals.
Grammar, Comparative and general -- Nominals.
Grammar, Comparative and general -- Verbals.
Typology (Linguistics)
Form Electronic book
ISBN 3110813580 (electronic bk.)
9783110813586 (electronic bk.)