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Comparative Studies

Handbook of Comparative and Historical Indo-European Linguistics: An International Handbook

This series of HANDBOOKS OF LINGUISTICS AND COMMUNICATION SCIENCE is designed to illuminate a field which not only includes general linguistics and the study of linguistics as applied to specific languages, but also covers those more recent areas which have developed from the increasing body of research into the manifold forms o...

Handbook of comparative and historical Indo-European linguistics (1st Edition)

This book presents the most comprehensive coverage of the field of Indo-European Linguistics in a century, focusing on the entire Indo-European family and treating each major branch and most minor languages. The collaborative work of 120 scholars from 22 countries, Handbook of Comparative and Historical Indo-European Linguistics...

Русский этимологический словарь. Вып. 11 (глюки - грайка).

Словарь представляет собой свод этимологий, охватывающий основной словарныйфонд русского языка. На основе достижений современной филологической науки в немрассматриваются происхождение и история русских слов, в том числе значительный пластличных имен и географических названий; в большом объеме представлена этимологиядиалектной, ...

Русский этимологический словарь. Вып. 12 (грак I - дбать).

Словарь представляет собой свод этимологий, охватывающий основной словарныйфонд русского языка. На основе достижений современной филологической науки в немрассматриваются происхождение и история русских слов, в том числе значительный пластличных имен и географических названий; в большом объеме представлена этимологиядиалектной, ...

Relational Adjectives in Romance and English: Mismatches at Interfaces

In both Romance and English literature, relational adjectives have received special attention due to their apparently idiosyncratic behaviour, as both nouns and adjectives at the same time. Stepping away from the usual analyses that concentrates generally on their noun-like properties, this pioneer work explains their peculiar b...

The numeral system of Proto-Niger-Congo: A step-by-step reconstruction

SynopsisThis book proposes the reconstruction of the Proto-Niger-Congo numeral system. The emphasis is placed on providing an exhaustive account of the distribution of forms by families, groups, and branches. The big data bases used for this purpose open prospects for both working with the distribution of words that do exist and...

Engaging Classical Texts in the Contemporary World: From Narratology to Reception

Contemporary classicists often find themselves advocating for the value and relevance of Greco-Roman literature and culture, whether in the classroom, or social media, or newsprint and magazines. In this collection, twelve top scholars apply major critical approaches from other academic fields to open new channels for dialogue b...