Subordination and Coordination Strategies in North Asian Languages
Edward J. Vajda
John Benjamins Publishing, 2008 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 218 pages
Across North Asia, complex sentence formation patterns display an unusually high prevalence of suffixed relational morphemes used to convey subordination. Suffixal subordinators occur in a variety of genetic groupings, most notably Samoyedic, Turkic, and Tungusic, but also in some of the region s language isolates, such as Ket and Ainu. No general study has surveyed complex sentences across Northern Eurasia and the Pacific Rim, an area noted both for its complicated web of language contact phenomena and its long-established genetic divisions. The 14 chapters in this volume survey synthetic and analytic methods of subordination and coordination. Much of the data reflect original fieldwork, and several chapters focus on critically endangered languages. Nearly every family or isolate in North Asia is taken into consideration, as are all major formal and functional types of complex sentence formation.
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THE SYNTAX AND PRAGMATICS OF ADVERBIAL CLAUSES IN EASTERN KHANTY
NULL ARGUMENTS IN KUMYK ADVERBIAL CLAUSES
FINITE STRUCTURES IN FOREST ENETS SUBORDINATION
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CONVERBS IN NORTHERN SELKUP
HEADNEGATING ENCLITICS IN KET
INFINITIVE CONSTRUCTIONS IN KET
The series CURRENT ISSUES IN LINGUISTIC THEORY
THE DEVELOPMENT OF DECONVERBAL PREPOSITIONS
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