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By Juliana Goschler, Anatol Stefanowitsch

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ISBN-13: 9789027223951

The linguistic typology of movement occasion encoding is among the crucial subject matters in Cognitive Linguistics. an unlimited physique of typological, contrastive, and psycholinguistic examine has proven the capability, but additionally the constraints of the unique contrast among verb-framed and satellite-framed languages. This quantity includes ten unique papers focusing in particular at the edition and alter of movement occasion encoding in person languages and language households. The authors convey that a number of the crucial claims approximately movement occasion encoding want cautious re-evaluation and reformulation and that specific languages and language households are extra variable throughout area and time than even a cultured typology might smartly catch at the present. the quantity hence contributes to a extra designated and fine-grained starting place for the research of conceptual reasons and results of other motion-event encoding concepts.

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