By Viveka Velupillai
This transparent and available creation to linguistic typology covers all linguistic domain names from phonology and morphology over parts-of-speech, the NP and the vice chairman, to uncomplicated and intricate clauses, pragmatics and language switch. there's additionally a dialogue on methodological matters in typology. This textbook is the 1st advent that constantly applies the findings of the World Atlas of Language Structures, systematically contains pidgin and creole languages and devotes a bit to signal languages in every one bankruptcy. All chapters include quite a few illustrative examples and particular characteristic maps. key terms and routines aid evaluate the most subject matters of every bankruptcy. Appendices supply macro information for all of the languages pointed out within the booklet in addition to an inventory of websites of typological curiosity. an intensive word list provides at-a-glance definitions of the phrases utilized in the e-book. This creation is designed for college kids of classes with a spotlight on language range and typology, in addition to typologically-oriented classes in morphology and syntax. The ebook also will function a consultant for box linguists.