The Mainland Southeast Asia Linguistic Area

This book lies at the crossroads of areal typology, language contact and genetic affiliation.

The Mainland Southeast Asia Linguistic Area

This book lies at the crossroads of areal typology, language contact and genetic affiliation. Concerned with mainland Southeast Asia in particular, the various grammatical sketches lay emphasis on characteristics shared by unrelated languages.

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The Mainland Southeast Asia Linguistic Area
Language: en
Pages: 734
Authors: Alice Vittrant, Justin Watkins
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-06-04 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

This book lies at the crossroads of areal typology, language contact and genetic affiliation. Concerned with mainland Southeast Asia in particular, the various grammatical sketches lay emphasis on characteristics shared by unrelated languages.
The Languages and Linguistics of Mainland Southeast Asia
Language: en
Pages: 983
Authors: Paul Sidwell, Mathias Jenny
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-08-23 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

The handbook will offer a survey of the field of linguistics in the early 21st century for the Southeast Asian Linguistic Area. The last half century has seen a great increase in work on language contact, work in genetic, theoretical, and descriptive linguistics, and since the 1990s especially documentation of
Languages of Mainland Southeast Asia
Language: en
Pages: 668
Authors: N.J. Enfield, Bernard Comrie
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-03-30 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

The studies in this book represent the rich, diverse and substantial research being conducted today in the linguistics of Mainland Southeast Asia. The chapters cover a broad scope. Several studies address questions of language relatedness, often challenging conventional assumptions about the status of language contact as an explanatory factor in
The Mainland Southeast Asia Linguistic Area
Language: en
Pages: 734
Authors: Alice Vittrant, Justin Watkins
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-06-04 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

This book lies at the crossroads of areal typology, language contact and genetic affiliation. Concerned with mainland Southeast Asia in particular, the various grammatical sketches lay emphasis on characteristics shared by unrelated languages.
Linguistic Epidemiology
Language: en
Pages: 416
Authors: N.J. Enfield
Categories: Foreign Language Study
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-04-15 - Publisher: Routledge

This important new study examines in detail a semantic-pragmatic pattern surrounding the basic verb 'acquire' in nearly 30 Southeast Asian languages, concentrating on Lao, Vietnamese, Khmer, Kmhmu, Hmong, and varieties of Chinese. The book makes a significant contribution to empirical work on semantic and grammatical change in a linguistic area,