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The Grammar of Knowledge: A Cross-Linguistic Typology

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The Grammar of Knowledge: A Cross-Linguistic Typology - Aikhenvald, Alexandra Y. (Editor), and Dixon, R. M. W. (Editor)
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The Grammar of Knowledge offers both a linguistic and anthropological perspective on the expression of information sources, as well as inferences, assumptions, probability and possibility, and gradations of doubt and beliefs in a range of languages. The book investigates twelve different languages, from families including Tibeto-Burman, Nakh-Dagestani, and Austronesian, all of which share the property of requiring the source of information to be specified in every sentence. In these languages, it may not be possible to say ...

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The Grammar of Knowledge: A Cross-Linguistic Typology 2016, Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780198736707

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The Grammar of Knowledge: A Cross-Linguistic Typology 2014, Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780198701316

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