Christina Tortora's A Comparative Grammar of Borgomanerese (Oxford Studies in PDF

By Christina Tortora

ISBN-10: 0199945624

ISBN-13: 9780199945627

ISBN-10: 0199945640

ISBN-13: 9780199945641

This e-book provides and analyzes a variety of beneficial properties of the morphosyntax of Borgomanerese, a Gallo-Italic dialect spoken within the city of Borgomanero, within the Piedmont sector of Northern Italy. The learn is very comparative, drawing at the literature on a variety of different Italian dialects and Romance languages (as good as English), to notify our knowing of the Borgomanerese phenomena. Christina Tortora takes the various strange and understudied (and frequently novel) proof of Borgomanerese grammar as compelling grounds for revisiting and reformulating present analyses of syntactic phenomena in those different languages. The phenomena handled comprise the syntax and semantics of the susceptible locative in presentational sentences; the syntax of item clitics and argument prepositions; the syntax of topics and topic clitics; the syntax of interrogatives; clausal structure; and the connection among orthography and theoretical research. The relevant price of this publication lies either within the wealthy description of the morphosyntactic phenomena of Borgomanerese, lots of that have no longer been formerly mentioned within the literature, and within the consequent novel analyses built, which give a contribution insights for different languages and dialects, and boost our knowing of syntax and syntactic thought in general.

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