What do all languages have in common, and what gives each language its individuality? These typological questions are fundamental to linguistic theory. This collection comprises original contributions from leading scholars of the major schools of contemporary typological research, from the Prague School to the Generative Grammar tradition. Each contributor presents the theoretical foundations and practical achievements of his or her approach to language typology; the whole provides a unique overview of a field characterized ...

Approaches to Language Typology 1999, OUP Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780198238669

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Approaches to Language Typology 1995, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780198242710