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By Rajendra Singh

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South Asia is domestic to lots of languages and dialects. even though linguists engaged on this zone have made major contributions to our knowing of language, society, and language in society on a world scale, there's as but no famous foreign discussion board for the trade of principles among linguists engaged on South Asia. the yearly assessment of South Asian Languages and Linguistics is designed to be simply that discussion board. It brings jointly empirical and theoretical examine and serves as a checking out flooring for the articulation of latest principles and methods that could be grounded in a research of South Asian languages yet that have common applicability.


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Delta is about hypertext information and invokes a whole range of paradigmatic coaxialities. Coreference is not even half the story. 2 Delta requires more than ‘purely linguistic’ tools of inquiry if by this one means a slightly augmented form of ‘sentence grammar’. As cognitive science advances, the coarticulation of pragmatics and semiotics with grammar in this domain will become clearer, at which point workers in these fields can decide whether to place Delta within or beyond the borders of ‘linguistics’.

To return to our empirical account, it is possible that skeptics will find our evidence insufficient to motivate our conclusions even if other frameworks happen not to have dealt with the material we adduce. We shall therefore take our argument one step further. ’ In Bangla the conditional participle, unlike the infinitival, licenses nominative agent subjects, and correspondingly5 permits both subject sharing and arbitrary subject interpretations. Hence the two readings at (9). But on our terms this must be a case of predication, exhibiting syntactic agreement without overt morphological exponence.

U. 2006 Compound Types. ), 23–44. New York: Oxford University Press. Ford, Alan, Rajendra Singh, and Gita Martohardjono 1997 Pace Panini, towards a Word-based Theory of Morphology. New York: Peter Lang. Grimshaw, Jane, and Armin Mester 1988 Light verbs and ș-marking. Linguistic Inquiry, 19 (2): 205–232. Hook, Peter Edwin 1974 The Compound Verb in Hindi. Michigan: Center for South and Southeast Asian Studies, The University of Michigan. Kageyama, Taro 1991 Light Verb Constructions and the Syntax-Morphology Interface.

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