By Dan I. Slobin (Ed.), Karl Zimmer (Ed.)

ISBN-10: 9027228760

ISBN-13: 9789027228765

Turkish is a member of the Turkic kinfolk of languages, which extends over an unlimited zone in southern and japanese Siberia and adjoining parts of Iran, Afganistan, and China. Turkic, in flip, belongs to the Altaic family members of languages. This ebook bargains with the morphological and syntactic, semantic and discourse-based, synchronic and diachronic features of the Turkish language. even though an curiosity in morphosyntactic matters pervades the complete assortment, the contributions could be grouped by way of relative cognizance to syntax, semantics and discourse, and acquisition.

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D. dissertation. Foster, Joseph F. 1969. On Some Phonological Rules of Turkish. U. D. dissertation. DAI 31742A; UM 70-13314. MODERN LINGUISTIC WORK ON TURKISH 31 Somewhat diffusely written, and some of the solutions are farfetched, but this is a good survey of the basic Turkish phonological rules, with thorough collection of the facts, and discussion of how these relate to the kinds of theoretical issues that were important in the 1960's. 1970. " In Sadock and Vanek, eds.. Studies presented to Robert B.

The analysis is substantially modified in Clements and Sezer 1982). , and Engin Sezer. 1982. , The Structure of Phonological Representations (Part II). pp. 213-255. Dor­ drecht: Foris Publications. An important, comprehensive study of vowel and consonant harmony according to the autosegmental model, treating both in the same framework, and introducing some new factual evidence. Partly because of the theoretical framework, partly because of the new data, many of the traditional generalizations about vowel harmony are given up (hence "dis­ harmony" in the title).

A portion of the Berkeley Cross-Linguistic Acquisition Project, studying the development of causative sentences. Turkish and Serbo-Croatian speaking children develop the ability to process causative sentences more rapidly than do English or Italian speaking children. The authors suggest 26 ROBERT UNDERHILL that languages which use "local cues" (causative morphology or particles) are easier to process than those that use word order strategies, where the entire sentence must be held in mindforprocessing.

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