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The Semantics of Clause Linking: A Cross-Linguistic Typology

R. M. W. Dixon - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2009 - 410 pages
This book is a cross-linguistic examination of the grammatical means languages employ to represent a set of semantic relations between clauses. Professor Dixon's opening ...
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Grammars in Contact: A Cross-Linguistic Typology

Aleksandra I͡Urʹevna Aĭkhenvalʹd, Robert M. W. Dixon - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2006 - 355 pages
Examining the ways in which linguistic traits may change in a contact situation, this book contains an encyclopaedic introduction, which sets out a theory of contact-induced ...
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Basic Linguistic Theory Volume 1: Methodology

R. M. W. Dixon - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2010 - 381 pages
In Basic Linguistic Theory R. M. W. Dixon provides a comprehensive guide to the nature of human languages and their description and analysis. The books are a one-stop text for ...
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The Unmasking of English Dictionaries

Robert M. W. Dixon, R. M. W. Dixon - Foreign Language Study - 2018
This book argues that a dictionary should show when to use one word rather than another, instead of treating each word separately.
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