Morphology and Syntax: Tools for Analyzing the World’s Languages

Alternative Titles:
Tools for analyzing the world's languages: morphology and syntax
Statement of Responsibility:
Bickford, J. Albert
Date:
1998
Publisher:
Summer Institute of Linguistics
Publisher Place:
Dallas
Extent:
x, 400 pages
Description:
based on earlier work by John Daly, Larry Lyman, and Mary Rhodes
Publication Status:
Published
Table of Contents:

Preface

Preliminaries

  1. Introduction
  2. Standard Grammatical Terminology

Morphology Group 1

  1. Morphemes and Hypotheses
  2. Introduction to Morphology

Syntax Group 1

  1. Introduction to Syntax: Constituent Structure, Syntactic Categories, and Grammatical Relations
  2. The Base: Phrase Structure Rules and the Lexicon
  3. Embedding and Noun Phrase Structure
  4. Verbal Valence: Subcategorization and Selectional Restrictions
  5. Obliques

Morphology Group 2

  1. Inflectional Morphology
  2. Derivational Morphology
  3. Suppletion and Morphophonemics
  4. Nonlinear Affixation

Syntax Group 2

  1. Nonactive Complements
  2. Variable Orders of Constituents
  3. Questions
  4. Commands
  5. Overall Structure of a Grammar

Morphology Group 3

  1. Case and Agreement
  2. Word Division and Clitics
  3. Passive and Voice

Syntax Group 3

  1. Embedded Clauses
  2. Relative Clauses

Practical Helps

  1. Hints for Linguistic Writing
  2. Guide to Writing a Grammar Sketch
  3. Grammar Filing
  4. Lexical Filing

References
Index

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Work Type:
Subject:
Linguistic textbooks
Nature of Work:
Entry Number:
406