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The Yearbook of South Asian Languages and Linguistics, 1998
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The Yearbook of South Asian Languages and Linguistics, 1998

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Volume: 1

April 1998 | 278 pages | SAGE Publications Pvt. Ltd
Consolidating empirical and theoretical research on South Asian languages and dialects, The Yearbook of South Asian Languages provides a forum for the articulation of new ideas and approaches that have universal applicability but which are firmly grounded in a study of South Asian Languages.
 
PART ONE: INVITED CONTRIBUTIONS
K A Jayaseelan
Blocking Effects and the Syntax of Malayam Taan
Paul Kiparsky
Aspect and Event Structure in Vedic
B H Krishnamurti
Patterns of Sound Change in Dravidian
 
PART TWO: OPEN SUBMISSIONS
P Rekha Abel
Diglossia as a Linguistic Reality
Asif Agha
Form and Function in Urdu-Hindi Verb Inflection
Shravan Vasishth
Negative Contexts and Negative Polarity in Hindi
 
PART THREE: REGIONAL REPORTS, REVIEWS AND ABSTRACTS
 
Regional Reports
Rajed Mesthrie
Africa
John Peterson
Europe
Tsuyoshi Nara
Japan
Tej K Bhatia
North America
Tariq Rahman
Pakistan
Indo-European  
[ac]Etienne Tiffou
Pakistan
Non-Indo-European  
Anju M P Saleemi
Southeast Asia
 
Reviews
Josef Bayer
Directionality and Logical Form: On the Scope of Focussing Particles and Wh-in-situ by Tanmoy Bhattacha
Ashor R Kelkar
Language in a Semiotic Perspective
The Architecture of a Marathi Sentence by Probal Dasgupta  
Amar Nath Malik
The Phonology and Morphology of Panjabi by Tej K Bhatia
Tariq Rahman
Language and Politics in Pakistan by William Bright
 
Abstracts
Indira Ayyar
Language Crossover in the Syntax of Spoken Indian English
Tanmoy Bhattacharya
A Computational Study of Transitivity
Ayesha Kidwai
Binding and Free Word Order Phenomena in Hindi and Urdu
Ara Shah
Complement Clauses in Hindi and Gujarati
 
PART FOUR: DIALOGUE
Bernard Comrie
South Asian Languages and Linguistic Typology
Probal Dasgupta
Knowing the Word Trikkhe
Against Purism in the Study of Language  
 
PART FIVE: ANNOUNCEMENTS
 
The Chatterjee-Ramanujan Prize
 
Housekeeping

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ISBN: 9780761992318
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