Linguistic hybridity : contact-induced and cognitively motivated grammaticalization and lexicalization processes in Romance languages / edited by Anja Hennemann and Benjamin Meisnitzer.

  • Heidelberg : Universitätsverlag Winter GmbH, [2022]
  • Memmingen : Memminger MedienCentrum
  • ©2022
229 pages : charts ; 25 cm


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"This volume deals with different linguistic phenomena representing grammaticalization and lexicalization processes and combines different approaches of contact linguistics and variational linguistics. It contains papers on clitic placement in Angolan Portuguese, on the use of subject pronouns in French, Brazilian Portuguese and Caribbean Spanish, on evidential marking in Paraguayan Spanish, on Paraguayan Guarani, on evidentiality in different varieties of Spanish, on discourse markers in Latin America, on modal particles in Italian and their translation into German, on bilingual communities in Southern Brazil, on Spanish-German-Russian language contact and on Romance aspectual periphrases in contact with English progressives"--Back cover.
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  • An introduction to contact-induced and cognitively motivated grammaticalization and lexicalization processes in Romance languages / Anja Hennemann and Benjamin Meisnitzer
  • Clitic placement in informal written sources of Angolan Portuguese and its similarity to informal Brazilian Portuguese / David Paul Gerards
  • The obligatory use of subject pronouns in French and the increased use of subject pronouns in Brazilian Portuguese and Caribbean Spanish : a result of language contact? / Barbara Schäfer-Priess
  • Contact-induced language change in Paraguayan Spanish? --'ndaje' and evidential marking in print and social media communication / Sybille Grosse
  • Contact-induced grammaticalization : Spanish influence on Paraguayan Guaraní / Verónica Böhm, Anja Hennemann and Benjamin Meisnitzer
  • The discourse marker 'pues' in Latin America : an example of grammaticalization due to language contact? / Waltraud Weidenbusch
  • Italian translation equivalents of the German modal particles 'eben' and 'einfach' : indicators for the existence of modal particles in Italian? / Franz Meier
  • The significance of language contact in the restructuring of Brazilian Portuguese : historical evidence from Southern Brazilian bilingual communities of German origin / Joachim Steffen and Miguel Gutiérrez Maté
  • Linguistic hybridity and lexicalization processes in the context of the Spanish-German-Russian language contact / Anna Ladilova
  • Aspectual periphrases in Romance languages in contact with the English progressive form / Gerda Hassler.
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  • 3825349365
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  • 9783825349363
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