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Uniformity in languages and language study

Robert Allan Williams

Uniformity in languages and language study

with special reference to the interim report of the Joint Committee on Grammatical Terminology

by Robert Allan Williams

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Published by Printed at the University Press in Dublin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Language and languages -- Study and teaching.

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    Statementby R.A. Williams....
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 46 p. ;
    Number of Pages46
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19833959M

      A Linguistic Look at Spanish Languages Often Classified by Origins, Structure. Share the study of language. As these examples show, linguists can classify languages according to their history, as well as according to the language's structure and according to how words are formed. where Juanita is the subject, lee (reads) is the verb and Author: Gerald Erichsen.   If there is no rich UG, then one cannot appeal to the Uniformity Principle. If the new Chomsky is right, then languages do not share parts, and each language is better described in its own terms rather than in terms of concepts that were developed for some other language. References. Baker, Mark C. The atoms of language. New York: Basic.

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The Uniformity of linguistic variation: subject-predicate relations (Utrecht University) Project Website. Although the languages of the world may appear incredibly diverse to a casual observer, a closer look reveals that they are remarkably similar at the deeper level of grammar. Thus, in the languages under discussion, a passive with an inanimate subject (e.g., ‘This book was written years ago') is very rare and awkward because the adversity passive by definition require a human subject (the English ‘get' passive - ‘I got kicked by a horse' – is the closest equivalent to the adversative passive) Chinese.

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