book notice

Erin Shay Erin.Shay at Colorado.EDU
Mon Jun 2 16:22:35 UTC 2008

Here is a book notice that may be of interest. I apologize for  
yesterday's empty posting.
Thank you,

Erin Shay
Research Ass't Professor
Dept. of Linguistics, Box 295
University of Colorado
Boulder, CO 80309-0295
Phone: 303-882-3786

New Book Information

Table of contents

Zygmunt Frajzyngier and Erin Shay

Case marking, syntactic domains and information structure in Kabyle  
Amina Mettouchi

The internal and comparative reconstruction of verb
extensions in early Chadic and Afroasiatic
Christopher Ehret

One way of becoming a dative subject
Zygmunt Frajzyngier

Coding the unexpected: Subject pronouns in East Dangla
Erin Shay

Ergative-active features of the Ethiopian Semitic type
Grover Hudson

Number as an exponent of gender in Cushitic
Maarten Mous

Relativization in Kambaata (Cushitic)
Yvonne Treis

Between coordination and subordination in Gawwada
Mauro Tosco

Author index
Language index
Subject index

Interaction of Morphology and Syntax
Case studies in Afroasiatic
Edited by Zygmunt Frajzyngier and Erin Shay
University of Colorado

The present volume deals with hitherto unexplored issues on the  
of morphology and syntax. These selected and invited papers mainly
concern Cushitic and Chadic languages, the least-described members of
the Afroasiatic family. Three papers in the volume explore one or more
typological characteristics across an entire language family or  
branch, while
others focus on one or two languages within a family and the  
implications of
their structures for the family, the phylum, or linguistic typology  
as a whole.
The diversity of topics addressed within the present volume reflects  
the great
diversity of language structures and functions within the Afroasiatic  

[Typological Studies in Language, 75] 2008. v, 234 pp.
Hb 978 90 272 2987 8 EUR 110.00

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