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A Dictionary of Grammatical Terms in Linguistics by R. L. Trask

By R. L. Trask

This dictionary of grammatical phrases covers either present and conventional terminology in syntax and morphology. It contains descriptive phrases, the key theoretical recommendations of the main influential grammatical frameworks, and the executive phrases from mathematical and computational linguistics. It comprises over 1500 entries, supplying definitions and examples, pronunciations, the earliest resources of phrases and recommendations for additional examining, and suggestions approximately competing and conflicting usages. The e-book makes a speciality of non-theory-boumd descriptive phrases, that are prone to stay present for a few years.
Aimed at scholars and academics of linguistics, it permits a reader wondered by way of a grammatical time period to appear it up and find additional analyzing very easily.

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