Language contact and grammatical change /

The phenomenon of language contact has been of great interest to linguists in recent years. This pioneering new study looks at how grammatical forms and structures evolve when speakers of two languages come into contact, and the mechanism that induces people to transfer grammatical structures from o...

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Main Author: Heine, Bernd, 1939-
Other Authors: Kuteva, Tania, 1958-
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005.
Series:Cambridge approaches to language contact.
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Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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