By Bernd Kortmann
In what methods can dialectologists and language typologists benefit from every one others' paintings while having a look around the fence? this can be the guiding query of this quantity, which comprises follow-up questions resembling: How can dialectologists benefit from adopting the massive physique of insights in and hypotheses on language edition and language universals generic from paintings in language typology, significantly sensible typology? Vice versa, what can typologists study from the research of non-standard types? What are attainable contributions of dialectology to areal typologies and the examine of grammaticalization? What are vital theoretical and methodological implications of this new kind of collaboration within the examine of language version? The 18 members, between them many exclusive dialectologists, sociolinguists and typologists, deal with those and different novel questions about the foundation of analyses of the morphology and syntax of a extensive variety of dialects (Germanic, Romance, Balto-Slavic, Indo-Aryan).
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Dialectology meets Typology: Dialect Grammar from a Cross-Linguistic Perspective (Trends in Linguistics. Studies and Monographs [TiLSM]) by Bernd Kortmann