New PDF release: A Typology of Verbal Borrowings (Trends in Linguistics.

By Jan Wohlgemuth

ISBN-10: 3110219336

ISBN-13: 9783110219333

The questions as to why so much languages seem to have extra difficulty borrowing verbs than nouns, and as to the prospective mechanisms and paths through which verbs may be borrowed or the hindrances for verb borrowing, were a subject of curiosity because the past due nineteenth century. despite the fact that, no really mammoth typological study were undertaken during this box prior to the current study.

The current paintings is the 1st in-depth cross-linguistic learn on mortgage verbs and the morphological, syntactic and sociolinguistic points of personal loan verb lodging. It applies present methodologies on database administration, quantitative research and typological conventions and it's in keeping with a vast international pattern of knowledge from over four hundred languages and the typological info from the World Atlas of Language buildings (WALS).

One significant results of the current research is the falsification, on empirical grounds, of long-standing claims that verbs as a rule are tougher to borrow than different components of speech, or that verbs may by no means be borrowed as verbs and continuously wanted a re-verbalization within the borrowing language.

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