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Features: Perspectives on a Key Notion in Linguistics - Kibort, Anna, and Corbett, Greville G
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This book presents a critical overview of current work on linguistic features and establishes new bases for their use in the study and understanding of language. Features are fundamental components of linguistic description: they include gender (feminine, masculine, neuter); number (singular, plural, dual); person (1st, 2nd, 3rd); tense (present, past, future); and case (nominative, accusative, genitive, ergative). Despite their ubiquity and centrality in linguistic description, much remains to be discovered about them: ...

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Features: Perspectives on a Key Notion in Linguistics 2010, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780199577743

Hardcover