By Dennis Kurzon (Ed.), Silvia Adler (Ed.)
This booklet is a set of articles which take care of adpositions in a number of languages and from a couple of views. not just does the ebook hide what's generally taken care of in stories from a eu and Semitic orientation - prepositions, however it provides reports on postpositions, too. the most languages handled within the assortment are English, French and Hebrew, yet there are articles dedicated to different languages together with Korean, Turkic languages, Armenian, Russian and Ukrainian. Adpositions are handled through a few authors from a semantic point of view, by means of others as syntactic devices, and a 3rd crew of authors distinguishes adpositions from the perspective in their pragmatic functionality. This paintings is of curiosity to scholars and researchers in theoretical and utilized linguistics, in addition to to people who have a different curiosity in any of the languages taken care of.
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Not only have we shown that the absolute use actually corresponds to different strategies of economy (ellipsis, associative anaphora, adverbialisation), but we have also shown that the absolute use does depend, to a great extent, on the capacity of the definite article to go on denoting uniqueness in the new environment created following the exclusion of the complement. References Adler, S. 2001. Les locutions prépositives: Questions de méthodologie et de définition. Travaux de linguistique 42–43: 157–170.
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