Contemporary Approaches to Baltic Linguistics

Baltic languages have only marginally featured in the discourse of theoretical linguistics and linguistic typology. The book aims to reconnect Baltic linguistics and the current agenda of the theoretical and typological study of language. The book is intended for a broad linguistic audience,... Ausführliche Beschreibung

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Verfasserangabe: edited by Peter Arkadiev, Axel Holvoet, Björn Wiemer.
Format: E-Book
veröffentlicht: Berlin/Boston : De Gruyter, [2015].
©2015.
Umfang: 1 online resource(viii, 554 p.) : illustrations.
Enthält auch: Frontmatter -- Contents -- Contributors -- 1 Introduction: Baltic linguistics – State of the art / Arkadiev, Peter ; Holvoet, Axel ; Wiemer, Björn -- 2. Prosody and dialectology of tonal shifts in Lithuanian and their implications / Hock, Hans Henrich -- 3. The lengthening of the first component of Lithuanian diphthongs in an areal perspective / Daugavet, Anna -- 4. Diminutives in spoken Lithuanian and Russian: Pragmatic functions and structural properties / Dabašinskienė, Ineta ; Voeikova, Maria -- 5. Latvian attenuative pa-verbs in comparison with diminutives / Horiguchi, Daiki -- 6. Non-canonical case patterns in Lithuanian / Anderson, Cori -- 7. Non-canonical subjects in Latvian: An obliqueness-based approach / Holvoet, Axel -- 8. Dative experiencer constructions as a Circum-Baltic isogloss / Seržant, Ilja A. -- 9. Morphological, syntactic, and semantic types of converse verbs in Lithuanian / Maskaliūnienė, Nijolė -- 10. Past habitual tense in Lithuanian / Sakurai, Eiko -- 11. Non-morphological realizations of evidentiality: The case of parenthetical elements in Lithuanian / Usonienė, Aurelija -- 12. Lithuanian indefinite pronouns in contact / Kozhanov, Kirill -- 13. Ištiktukai "eventives" – The Baltic precursors of ideophones and why they remain unknown in typology / Wälchli, Bernhard -- 14. The chicken or the egg? Onomatopoeic particles and verbs in Baltic and Slavic / Danylenko, Andrii -- Index of languages -- Index of subjects.
Frontmatter -- Contents -- Contributors -- 1 Introduction: Baltic linguistics – State of the art / 2. Prosody and dialectology of tonal shifts in Lithuanian and their implications / 3. The lengthening of the first component of Lithuanian diphthongs in an areal perspective / 4. Diminutives in spoken Lithuanian and Russian: Pragmatic functions and structural properties / 5. Latvian attenuative pa-verbs in comparison with diminutives / 6. Non-canonical case patterns in Lithuanian / 7. Non-canonical subjects in Latvian: An obliqueness-based approach / 8. Dative experiencer constructions as a Circum-Baltic isogloss / 9. Morphological, syntactic, and semantic types of converse verbs in Lithuanian / 10. Past habitual tense in Lithuanian / 11. Non-morphological realizations of evidentiality: The case of parenthetical elements in Lithuanian / 12. Lithuanian indefinite pronouns in contact / 13. Ištiktukai "eventives" – The Baltic precursors of ideophones and why they remain unknown in typology / 14. The chicken or the egg? Onomatopoeic particles and verbs in Baltic and Slavic / Index of languages -- Index of subjects.
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