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Serial Verb Constructions in Austronesian and Papuan Languages (Pacific Linguistics, 594)

Gunter Senft (editor)

Published by Pacific Linguistics Research School of Pacific and Asian Stu, 2008
ISBN 10: 0858835916 / ISBN 13: 9780858835917
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Title: Serial Verb Constructions in Austronesian ...

Publisher: Pacific Linguistics Research School of Pacific and Asian Stu

Publication Date: 2008

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: Very Good

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230 p., bibliography, index. This volume of new work explores the nature of verb serialisation in a range of languages from the Pacific region both Austronesian and non-Austronesian. Serial verbs can be described linguistically as a sequence of verbs which behave as a single complex predicate. A particular focus of this book is the detailed examination given by most authors to the relationship of such uniclausal linguistic structures with the real world notion of eventhood. The book also makes a valuable addition to the description and analysis of serial verb constructions from the Pacific, a region which has generally been under-represented in cross-linguistic discussions of verb serialisation. The book will appeal to syntacticians and typologists as well as to Austronesianists and Papuanists. Bookseller Inventory # ABE.0021167

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Synopsis: This volume of new work explores the nature of verb serialisation in a range of languages from the Pacific region - both Austronesian and non-Austronesian. Serial verbs can be described linguistically as a sequence of verbs which behave as a single complex predicate. A particular focus of this book is the detailed examination given by most authors to the relationship of such uniclausal linguistic structures with the real world notion of eventhood. The book also makes a valuable addition to the description and analysis of serial verb constructions from the Pacific, a region which has generally been under-represented in cross-linguistic discussions of verb serialisation. The book will appeal to syntacticians and typologists as well as to Austronesianists and Papuanists.

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