Linguistic Reconstruction and Typology

The criticism levelled at the glottalic theory mainly concerns the adopted methodology of linguistic reconstruction, styled by some scholars as “typological reconstruction”, as opposed to traditional reconstruction viewed as ...

Linguistic Reconstruction and Typology

TRENDS IN LINGUISTICS is a series of books that open new perspectives in our understanding of language. The series publishes state-of-the-art work on core areas of linguistics across theoretical frameworks as well as studies that provide new insights by building bridges to neighbouring fields such as neuroscience and cognitive science. TRENDS IN LINGUISTICS considers itself a forum for cutting-edge research based on solid empirical data on language in its various manifestations, including sign languages. It regards linguistic variation in its synchronic and diachronic dimensions as well as in its social contexts as important sources of insight for a better understanding of the design of linguistic systems and the ecology and evolution of language. TRENDS IN LINGUISTICS publishes monographs and outstanding dissertations as well as edited volumes, which provide the opportunity to address controversial topics from different empirical and theoretical viewpoints. High quality standards are ensured through anonymous reviewing.

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Linguistic Reconstruction and Typology
Language: en
Pages: 378
Authors: Jacek Fisiak
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996-01-01 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

TRENDS IN LINGUISTICS is a series of books that open new perspectives in our understanding of language. The series publishes state-of-the-art work on core areas of linguistics across theoretical frameworks as well as studies that provide new insights by building bridges to neighbouring fields such as neuroscience and cognitive science.
Linguistic Typology and the Reconstruction of Proto-languages
Language: en
Pages: 199
Authors: Frederick Ward Schwink
Categories: Proto-Indo-European language
Type: BOOK - Published: 1992 - Publisher:

Books about Linguistic Typology and the Reconstruction of Proto-languages
Linguistic Reconstruction and Indo-European Syntax
Language: en
Pages: 236
Authors: Paolo Ramat
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 1980-01-01 - Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing

The aim of the colloquium, from which this volume derives, was to bring together approaches from general linguistics and language reconstruction, to show how these can benefit from eachother. Although the focus was on Indo-European languages, other language families were present in the discussion, as typological insights may provide useful
Linguistic Typology, Universality and the Realism of Reconstruction
Language: en
Pages: 133
Authors: Frederick W. Schwink
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 1994 - Publisher: Inst for the Study of Man

Relationship and ReconstructionPrinciples of TypologyTypology and ReconstructionIndo-European PhonologyMorphologyIndo-European Nominal MorphologyIndo-European Verbal MorphologyBibliography.
Linguistic Reconstruction
Language: en
Pages: 372
Authors: Anthony Fox, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Linguistics and Phonetics Anthony Fox
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995 - Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

Recent textbooks in historical linguistics concentrate more on the theory of language change than on methods of linguistic reconstruction. This book redresses the balance, providing a general guide to methods and theories of linguistic of languages. It describes both traditional and newer, less well established techniques.