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The Syntax of the Modern Celtic Languages, Volume 23 (Syntax and Semantics)

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Published by Academic Press .
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ContributionsStephen R. Anderson (Series Editor), Randall Hendrick (Series Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7328816M
ISBN 100126061041
ISBN 109780126061048

Egor Tsedryk, Department of Modern Languages and Classics, Saint Mary’sUniversity, Halifax, Canada SUMMARY The concept of null subject pronouns has been a hot topic in generativelinguistics since the emergence of the parametric approach to the study ofgrammar started taking its first steps in . Book Description. The Celtic Languages describes in depth all the Celtic languages from historical, structural and sociolinguistic perspectives with individual chapters on Irish, Scottish Gaelic, Manx, Welsh, Breton and Cornish.. This second edition has been thoroughly revised to provide a comprehensive and up-to-date account of the modern Celtic languages and their current sociolinguistic.

and discuss a number of aspects of the syntax of Celtic languages that are of particular interest from a principles-and-parameters perspect ive. R. Hendrick, 'Some syntactic effects of suppletion in the Celtic copulas' (), addresses the issue of how syntax and morphology interact by referring to examples from Welsh, Breton, and Irish. The Celtic languages are a language family inside of Indo-European are six Celtic languages still spoken in the world today, spoken in north-west are divided into two groups, Goidelic (or Gaelic) and the Brythonic (or British). The three Goidelic languages still spoken are Irish, Scottish, and sh is the main language spoken in parts of north-west Scotland Geographic distribution: Formerly widespread in .

The Syntax of the Celtic Languages: A Comparative Perspective. Cambridge: University Press. Buck, Carl Darling [] A Dictionary of Selected Synonyms in the Principal Indo-European Languages. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Carey, John Ireland and the Grail. Oakville, CT: David Brown Book Co. Part of the Studies in Natural Language and Linguistic Theory book series (SNLT, volume 53) Abstract I argue that the first is familiar from well-studied languages such as English and involves cyclic movement of a wh-operator to by:


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The Syntax of the Modern Celtic Languages, Volume 23 (Syntax and Semantics) (Syntax and Semantics) (Syntax & Semantics) [Randall Hendrick, Stephen R.

Anderson] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This volume, one of the few devoted to Celtic syntax, makes an important contribution to the description of Celtic.

A substantial introduction makes the volume accessible to theoreticians unfamiliar with the Celtic languages and to specialists. The book makes a strong contribution to linguistic theory and to our understanding of the Celtic by:   African Studies American Studies Ancient Near East and Egypt Art History Asian Studies Book History and Cartography Biblical Studies Classical Studies Education Cited by: Get this from a library.

The Syntax of the modern Celtic languages. [Randall Hendrick;] -- Counter This volume, one of the few devoted to Celtic syntax, makes an important contribution to the description of Celtic, focusing on the ordering of major constituents, pronouns, inflection. "Phrase Structure Congruence, Government, and Irish-English Code-Switching" published on 26 Dec by Brill.

The Celtic languages (usually / ˈ k ɛ l t ɪ k /, but sometimes / ˈ s ɛ l t ɪ k /) are a group of related languages descended from form a branch of the Indo-European language family.

The term "Celtic" was first used to describe this language group by Edward Lhuyd infollowing Paul-Yves Pezron, who made the explicit link between the Celts described by classical Linguistic classification: Indo-EuropeanNorth-West. This is the first modern, scholarly, detailed Volume 23 book of the Celtic languages found in one volume.

The need for such a book has grown in recent years owing to the marked increase in interest in this important language-family on the part of linguists worldwide.

The Celtic languages have various unique features, both structural and sociolinguistic, both inside and outside the Indo-European. This situation has changed, with evidence from Celtic languages entering much more frequently into discussions of issues in syntax.

And this is good, for as Hendrick notes in his introduction (page xi) `one of the reasons that so much interest and even excitement has centered on Celtic syntax has been the opportunity it provides to test and Author: Richard Sproat. Randall Hendrick is Professor of Linguistics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

He is author of Anaphora in Celtic and Universal Grammar (), editor of Syntax and Semantics The Syntax of the Modern Celtic Languages (), and has published extensively on syntax, morphology, and psycholinguistics.

This volume, one of the few devoted to Celtic syntax, makes an important contribution to the description of Celtic, focusing on the ordering of major constituents, pronouns, inflection, compounding, The articles also address current issues in linguistic theory so that Celticists and theoretical linguists alike find this book.

This is the first modern, scholarly, detailed account of the Celtic languages found in one volume. The need for such a book has grown in recent years owing to the marked increase in interest in this important language-family on the part of linguists worldwide. The Celtic languages have various unique features, both structural and sociolinguistic, both inside and outside the Indo-European /5(3).

This comprehensive volume describes in depth all the Celtic languages from historical, structural and sociolinguistic perspectives, with individual chapters on Irish, Scottish, Gaelic, Manx, Welsh, Breton and Cornish.

Organized for ease of reference, The Celtic Languages is arranged in four parts. The first, Historical Aspects, covers the origin and history of the Celtic languages, their. Buy The Syntax of the Celtic Languages: A Comparative Perspective New Ed by Borsley, Robert D. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on. Modern Celtic Languages ed. Randall Hendrick, Volume 23 of Syntax and Semantics, Academic Press: – ‘Coordination and Agreement in Old Irish,’ in A Festschrift for William Shipley. The principal Continental Celtic languages were Gaulish, Celtiberian and Lepontic.

Since, given the nature of the attested evidence, very little can be known about the syntax of these languages, they are not mentioned in any of the chapters in this collection. Insular Celtic refers to the Celtic languages that are historically rooted in theFile Size: KB.

Breton Inflection and the Split Morphology Hypothesis, in R. Hendrick, ed., Syntax and Semantics, Volume The Syntax of the Modern Celtic Languages (Academic Press), 97– b. La morphologie bretonne et la frontière entre la flexion et la dérivation, La Bretagne linguistique 6.

Syntax and Semantics: Vol. 21 Thematic relations by Wendy Wilkins: Structure and Case Marking in Japanese, Volume 22 (Syntax and Semantics) by Shigeru Miyagawa: Syntax and semantics.

Vol, Syntax of the modern Celtic languages by Randall Hendrick:   Six modern Celtic languages are described in this volume. Four of these, Modern Irish, Scottish Gaelic, Welsh and Breton, are living community languages. The other two, Manx and Cornish, survived into the modern period, but are no longer extant as community languages, though they are the subject of enthusiastic revivals.4/5(1).

This book has been cited by the following publications. Recent research on the syntax of Arabic has produced valuable literature on the major syntactic phenomena found in the language. Ā-binding and Levels of Representation in Irish. In Syntax and Semantics Syntax of the modern Celtic languages, ed.

Hendrick, Randall, – Cited by: Gaulish was an ancient Celtic language that was spoken in parts of Europe before and during the period of the Roman the narrow sense, Gaulish was the language spoken by the Celtic inhabitants of Gaul (modern-day France, Luxembourg, Belgium, most of Switzerland, Northern Italy, as well as the parts of the Netherlands and Germany on the west bank of the Rhine).Ethnicity: Gauls.

Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies,pp. Reviewed by Aidan Doyle, Department of Celtic, Catholic University of Lublin, Al.

Raclawic Lublin, Poland. In the introduction to his book, Dr. Russell rightly draws attention to the fact that Celtic word-formation is Author: Aidan Doyle. This volume describes the six modern Celtic languages. Four of these, Modern Irish, Scottish Gaelic, Welsh and Breton, are living community languages.

The other two, Manx and Cornish, survived into the modern period, but are no longer extant as community languages, though they are the subject of enthusiastic revivals.4/5(4). Lasnik, Howard () Derivation vs. Representation in Modern Transformational Syntax. In Baltin & Collins (), McCloskey, James () Resumptive Pronouns, A'-Binding and Levels of Representation in Irish.

In Randall Hendrick, ed. Syntax and Semantics Syntax of the Modern Celtic Languages. New York: Academic Press,