Covering aspects of interest to both typologists
and theoretical linguists, the book offers an account of the differing linguistic expressions of causal situations in Hausa.
Even though the author specifically mentions readers versed in Akkadian as well as linguistic typologists
(Cohen refers to Xrakovskij 2005) as the audience of the study, comparative Semiticists will also profit from the work.
We are now able to propose an answer to the question asked in the title of this paper, namely to advance a definition of word, which, by the way, is an always debated question among linguists and particularly among typologists
In his seminal work, Cinque not only brought important contributions to the syntax of adverbs and the architecture of the clause--Cinque's theory offers an interesting approach to the generative Middleueld, which pays enormous attention to descriptions that typologists
have been doing on languages from different families--but also brings two major theoretical and conceptual contributions to Generativism: (i) how one could understand the principles that would be shared by all languages (as inherited by Universal Grammar); and, related to (i), (ii) how one could explain the interesting issue of parametric variation--which, for him, is linked to Merge operations, i.
Finally, the tap languages are a goldmine for typologists
interested in serial verbs.
have largely ignored the systematics of grindstones.
American linguistic typologists
Li and Thompson distinguish topic-prominent languages, such as Chinese, Japanese and Korean, from subject-prominent languages, like English.
Hence, this book can be very useful for a wide range of researchers, including specialists on Votic or other Finnic languages, general linguists and typologists
Finally, it is worth emphasizing here that language theoreticians, typologists
, Americanists, and Algonquianists would greatly benefit from in-depth analyses of Blackfoot discourse structure based on corpora that include prosodic, constituent-order, and morphosyntactic information.
traditional Christian typologists
see the New Testament as the ultimate
Where the typologists
regarded racial characteristics as the properties of species, population genetics in the 1930s demonstrated that the unit of selection was not the species but the gene.
Despite a vigorous anti-typology stance in Australian archaeology (discussed by Holdaway and Stern 2004:298), much archaeological analysis continues to use an approach that would be familiar to mid-20th century typologists