Serial Verb Constructions: A Cross-Linguistic Typology

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This volume of new work explores the forms and functions of serial verbs. The introduction sets out the cross-linguistic parameters of variation, and the final chapter draws out a set of conclusions. These frame fourteen explorations of serial verb constructions and similar structures in languages from Asia, Africa, North, Central and South America, and the Pacific. Chapters on well-known languages such as Cantonese and Thai are set alongside the languages of small hunter-gatherer and slash-and-burn agriculturalist groups. ...

Serial Verb Constructions: A Cross-Linguistic Typology 2007, OUP UK

ISBN-13: 9780199233427

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Serial Verb Constructions: A Cross-Linguistic Typology 2005, OUP Oxford, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780199279159

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