R. L. Trask's A Dictionary of Grammatical Terms in Linguistics PDF

By R. L. Trask

ISBN-10: 0415086280

ISBN-13: 9780415086288

This dictionary of grammatical phrases covers either present and conventional terminology in syntax and morphology. It comprises descriptive phrases, the main theoretical strategies of the main influential grammatical frameworks, and the manager phrases from mathematical and computational linguistics. It comprises over 1500 entries, offering definitions and examples, pronunciations, the earliest resources of phrases and recommendations for additional analyzing, and proposals approximately competing and conflicting usages. The publication specializes in non-theory-boumd descriptive phrases, that are prone to stay present for a few years.
Aimed at scholars and lecturers of linguistics, it permits a reader questioned by means of a grammatical time period to appear it up and find additional analyzing very easily.

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