Crosslinguistic Studies of Clause Combining: The Multifunctionality of Conjunctions


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The study of clause combining has been advanced lately by increasing interest in the study of actual language use in a typologically diverse set of languages. A number of received understandings have been challenged, among these the idea of clause combinations as being divisible into subordination and coordination in a binary fashion. Connected to this idea is the nature of conjunctions, a topic treated in several articles here. Couched within the larger issue of the nature of categoriality in language, several of the ...

Crosslinguistic Studies of Clause Combining: The multifunctionality of conjunctions 2008, John Benjamins Publishing Co, Amsterdam

ISBN-13: 9789027229939