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Author Hancil, Sylvie.

Title Final Particles
Published Berlin/Boston : De Gruyter, 2015
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Description 1 online resource (440 pages)
Series Trends in Linguistics. Studies and Monographs [TiLSM] ; v. 284
Trends in Linguistics. Studies and Monographs TiLSM
Contents Table of contents; I. Introduction; 1. Introduction: Final particles from a typological perspective; II Discourse Analysis & Conversation Analysis; 2. Sentence-final adverbials: Recurrent types and usage; 3. Taking an interactional perspective on final particles: the case of Finnish mutta ('but'); 4. Final particles in spoken German; III. Grammaticalization; 5. Some observations on the evolution of final particles; 6. The evolution of Japanese toka in utterance-final position; 7. Two Types of Conditionals and Two Different Grammaticalization Paths
15. On sentential particles: A crosslinguistic study16. Circumstantial PPs and the middle field in Japanese; 17. Word order and the syntax of question particles; Subject index; Author index
8. The emergence of utterance-final particles in Korean9. Grammaticalization of final but: from conjunction to final particle; IV. Cognitive Approaches; 10. Dutch particles in the right periphery; 11. A relevance-theoretic perspective on the Norwegian utterance-final particles da and altså compared to their English counterpart then; 12. The Northern Russian utterance-final particle dak as an informationstructuring device; 13. A study of three particles in Khmer: t?v, m??k, coh Denis Paillard; V. Generative Approaches; 14. Particles and Parameters in Wh-Questions
Summary This volume brings together sixteen in-depth studies of final particles in various languages of the world, offering a rich variety of methological approaches to this still relatively underresearched class of elements. Final particles offers an overview of the different types of final particles found in typologically distinct languages and of typical grammaticalization pathways that these elements have taken
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Subject Grammar, Comparative and general -- Particles.
Language and languages -- Grammars.
Form Electronic book
Author Haselow, Alexander.
Post, Margje.
ISBN 3110394189 (electronic bk.)
9783110394184 (electronic bk.)