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Title Switch reference and universal grammar : proceedings of a symposium on switch reference and universal grammar, Winnipeg, May 1981 / edited by John Haiman and Pamela Munro.
Imprint Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub. Co., 1983.

Series Typological studies in language ; 2
Typological studies in language ; v. 2.
Subject Grammar, Comparative and general -- Agreement -- Congresses.
Grammar, Comparative and general -- Verb -- Congresses.
Typology (Linguistics) -- Congresses.
Alt Name Haiman, John.
Munro, Pamela.
Symposium on Switch Reference and Universal Grammar (1981 : Winnipeg, Man.)
Description 1 online resource (xv, 358 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents SWITCH-REFERENCE AND UNIVERSAL GRAMMAR; Editorial page; Title page; Copyright page; Table of contents; Acknowledgements; INTRODUCTION; NOTES; SWITCH REFERENCE IN TWO QUECHUA LANGUAGES; SWITCH-REFERENCE IN HUICHOL A TYPOLOGICAL STUDY; SOME FEATURES OF INTERCLAUSAL REFERENCE IN KEWA; TOPIC CONTINUITY IN DISCOURSE: THE FUNCTIONAL DOMAIN OF SWITCH REFERENCE; SWITCHREFERENCE, CLAUSE ORDER, AND INTERCLAUSAL RELATIONSHIPS IN MARICOPA1; ON SOME ORIGINS OF SWITCH REFERENCE MARKING; REFERENTIAL TRACKING IN NUNGGUBUYU (AUSTRALIA).
Typological and genetic notes on switch-reference systems in north american indian languages*switchreferencesystemsfrom two distinct linguistic areas: wojokeso (papua new guinea) and guanano (northern south america); switch-reference in lenakel; when "same" is not "not different"; switch reference in the northeast caucasus; interclausal reference in kashaya1; switch reference, syntactic organization, and rhetorical structure in central yup'ik eskimo*; references; index of languages, language families, and language areas.
Summary Canonical switch-reference is an inflectional category of the verb, which indicates whether or not its subject is identical with the subject of some other verb. Switch-reference may be analyzed from a structural or a functional point of view. Functionally, switch-reference is a device for referential tracking. Formally, switch-reference is almost always a verbal category, similar to the familiar category of verbal concord. In most languages switch-reference marking is indicated by a verbal affix, however in some languages it may be marked by an independent morpheme. The contributions to this v.
Note Print version record.
English.
ISBN 9789027280268 (electronic bk.)
9027280266 (electronic bk.)
1283314215
9781283314213
9786613314215
6613314218
9027228620 (pbk.)
9027228663 (hardback)
9789027228666
OCLC # 756484660
Additional Format Print version: Haiman, John. Switch Reference and Universal Grammar : Proceedings of a symposium on switch reference and universal grammar, Winnipeg, May 1981. Amsterdam/Philadelphia : John Benjamins Publishing Company, ©1983 9789027228666


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