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The Meaning of Focus Particles
Language: en
Pages: 232
Authors: Ekkehard K├Ânig
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-09-11 - Publisher: Routledge

Focus particles (words such as even, only, also) play an important role in English, in various syntactic and semantic domains, but their characteristics pose nu
Focus Particles in German
Language: en
Pages: 335
Authors: Stefan Sudhoff
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-03-24 - Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing

This study explores the grammar of focus particles in German. It gives a thorough description and analysis of focus particle constructions and links their synta
Modal and Focus Particles in Sign Languages
Language: en
Pages: 419
Authors: Annika Herrmann
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-12-12 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

Bringing together the research fields of sign language linguistics and information structure, this bookfocuses onthe realization of modal particles and focus pa
Auch and noch in Child and Adult German
Language: en
Pages: 419
Authors: Ulrike Nederstigt
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-01-01 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

"Auch" and "noch" in Child and Adult German is an empirical study of the early acquisition of "auch" (also) and "noch" (also/still) in German, and the adult use
Discourse Particles
Language: en
Pages: 338
Authors: Werner Abraham
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 1991 - Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing

This book is about particles in the narrower sense of the word as opposed to the broader meaning covering all uninflected words of a language. In the narrower m
Focus Manifestation in Mandarin Chinese and Cantonese
Language: en
Pages: 254
Authors: Peppina Po-lun Lee
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-05-23 - Publisher: Routledge

One prominent function of natural language is to convey information. One peculiarity is that it does not do so randomly, but in a structured way, with informati
Information-Structural Perspectives on Discourse Particles
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Pierre-Yves Modicom
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-03-15 - Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing Company

The articles collected in this volume offer new perspectives into the relevance of notions such as topic, antitopic, contrastive topic, focus, verum focus and t
Indefinite Pronouns
Language: en
Pages: 364
Authors: Martin Haspelmath
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

Presents an encyclopaedic investigation of indefinite pronouns in the languages of the world. This book shows that the range of variation in the functional and
Focus
Language: en
Pages: 368
Authors: Peter Bosch
Categories: Computers
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This collection of papers examines the theoretical, psychological and descriptive approaches to focus.
Pragmatics and the Flexibility of Word Meaning
Language: en
Pages: 344
Authors: Eniko Nemeth
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-02-22 - Publisher: BRILL

Recently, the investigation of word meaning in utterances has connected two different fields: lexical semantics and pragmatics. A new linguistic discipline, nam