The Resource Syntactic change in Akkadian : the evolution of sentential complementation, Guy Deutscher

Syntactic change in Akkadian : the evolution of sentential complementation, Guy Deutscher

Label
Syntactic change in Akkadian : the evolution of sentential complementation
Title
Syntactic change in Akkadian
Title remainder
the evolution of sentential complementation
Statement of responsibility
Guy Deutscher
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In this book Guy Deutscher examines the historical development of Akkadian, the oldest recorded Semitic language and one of the earliest attested languages. Two thousand years of texts from 2500BC to 500BC provide a unique source for the study of linguistic change. The first two parts of the book present an historical grammar of sentential complementation. Part one traces the emergence of new structures, describing how finite complements first developed, and tracing the grammaticalization of the quotative construction. Part two examines the language's functional history. It looks at the evolut
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
492/.15
Index
index present
LC call number
PJ3241
LC item number
.D48 2000eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Syntactic change in Akkadian : the evolution of sentential complementation, Guy Deutscher
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 188-195) and indexes
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface; Abbreviations; Sources, Text Editions; Part I: Preliminary Chapters; Part II: Structural History: The Emergence of Complementizers and Quotatives; Part III: Functional History: The Changes in the Functional Domain of Complementation from 2500 BC to 500 BC; Part IV: The Development of Complementation as an Adaptive Process; Glossary; References; Index of Subjects; Index of Quoted Texts
Control code
ocn352917905
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 204 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191544835
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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.b36032347
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)352917905
  • acaebk0191544833

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