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A grammar of Yidin

by Robert M. W. Dixon

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Yidiny language -- Grammar

  • Edition Notes

    StatementR. M. W. Dixon.
    SeriesCambridge studies in linguistics ;, 19
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPL7101.Y53 D5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiii, 563 p. ;
    Number of Pages563
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4894599M
    ISBN 100521214629
    LC Control Number76027912

    He has published grammars of a number of Australian languages (including Dyirbal and Yidin), in addition to A Grammar of Boumaa Fijian (University of Chicago Press, ), The Jarawara Language of Southern Amazonia (Oxford University Press, ;, paperback ) and A Semantic Approach to English Grammar (Oxford University Press, ). A Grammar of Yidin Professor Dixon's book The Dyirbal Language of North Queensland (CUP ) is acknowledge to be a classic study. His study of Yidin is directly comparable in importance.

    This book explores the variety of types of complementation found across the languages of the world and their grammatical properties and meanings. It shows how languages differ in the grammatical properties of complement clauses and in the types of verbs which take them, and explores the complement strategies deployed by languages which lack a complement clause construction.   He has published grammars of a number of Australian languages (including Dyirbal and Yidin), in addition to A Grammar of Boumaa Fijian (University of Chicago Press, ), The Jarawara Language of Southern Amazonia (OUP, ; paperback ), and A Semantic Approach to English Grammar (OUP, ).Manufacturer: OUP Oxford.

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