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 booklet offers and analyzes numerous good points of the morphosyntax of Borgomanerese, a Gallo-Italic dialect spoken within the city of Borgomanero, within the Piedmont quarter of Northern Italy. The learn is extremely comparative, drawing at the literature on various different Italian dialects and Romance languages (as good as English), to notify our realizing of the Borgomanerese phenomena. Christina Tortora takes the numerous strange and understudied (and usually novel) proof of Borgomanerese grammar as compelling grounds for revisiting and reformulating present analyses of syntactic phenomena in those different languages. The phenomena taken care of contain the syntax and semantics of the susceptible locative in presentational sentences; the syntax of item clitics and argument prepositions; the syntax of matters and topic clitics; the syntax of interrogatives; clausal structure; and the connection among orthography and theoretical research. The valuable worth of this e-book lies either within the wealthy description of the morphosyntactic phenomena of Borgomanerese, lots of that have no longer been formerly stated within the literature, and within the consequent novel analyses constructed, which give a contribution insights for different languages and dialects, and improve our realizing of syntax and syntactic concept in general.

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