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  • Download E-books Medieval Latin: Second Edition PDF

    By K. P. Harrington, Joseph Pucci, Alison Goddard Elliott

    K. P. Harrington's Mediaeval Latin, the normal medieval Latin anthology utilized in the USA in view that its preliminary book in 1925, has now been thoroughly revised and up-to-date for modern-day scholars and lecturers by means of Joseph Pucci. This re-creation of the vintage anthology keeps its breadth of assurance, yet raises its intensity through including fourteen new choices, doubling the assurance of girls writers, and increasing 1 / 4 of the unique choices. the hot version additionally features a major grammatical creation by means of Alison Goddard Elliott.

    To support position the decisions inside of their wider historic, social, and political contexts, Pucci has written wide introductory essays for every of the recent edition's 5 components. Headnotes to person decisions were recast as interpretive essays, and the unique bibliographic paragraphs were elevated. Reprinted from the easiest glossy versions, the choices were greatly glossed with grammatical notes aimed toward scholars of classical Latin who might be interpreting medieval Latin for the 1st time.

    Includes thirty-two full-page plates (with accompanying captions) depicting medieval manuscript and booklet production.
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  • Download E-books Corpus Linguistics Around the World (Language & Computers S.) (Language and Computers) PDF

    This quantity includes a number of the papers introduced on the Corpus Linguistics 2003 convention, held at Lancaster collage in April 2003. The papers chosen tackle a variety of international languages - Basque, chinese language, Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Maltese, Russian, Spanish, and Slovene. either synchronic and diachronic stories are integrated, in addition to reviews of learner language. as well as mainstream linguistic analyses of phonetics, vocabulary, syntax, semantics, and rhetoric, program components coated within the quantity comprise monetary forecasting, cross-cultural study, corpus processing, and language educating. Contents Andrew WILSON, sunrise ARCHER and Paul RAYSON: Preface I. ADURIZ, M.J. ARANZABE, J.M. ARRIOLA, A. ATUTXA, A. DÍAZ DE ILARRAZA, N. EZEIZA, okay. GOJENOLA, M. ORONOZ, A. SOROA, R. URIZAR: technique and steps in the direction of the development of EPEC, a corpus of written Basque tagged at morphological and syntactic degrees for automated processing Khurshid AHMAD, David CHENG, Tugba TASKAYA, Saif AHMAD, Lee GILLAM, Pensiri MANOMAISUPAT, Hayssam TRABOULSI and Andrew HIPPISLEY: The temper of the (financial) markets: in a corpus of phrases and of images Jørg ASMUSSEN: in the direction of a technique for corpus-based experiences of linguistic swap: Contrastive observations and their attainable diachronic interpretations within the Korpus 2000 and Korpus ninety normal Corpora of Danish Kate BEECHING: Synchronic and diachronic version: the how and why of the sociolinguistic corpora Roderick BOVINGDON and Angelo DALLI: Statistical research of the resource beginning of Maltese Julie CARSON-BERNDSEN, Ulrike intestine and Robert KELLY: learning regularities in non-native speech Vojko GORJANC: monitoring lexical adjustments within the reference corpus of Slovene texts José María GUIRAO, Antonio MORENO SANDOVAL, Ana GONZÁLEZ LEDESMA, Guillermo DE los angeles MADRID, Manuel ALCÁNTARA: referring to linguistic devices to socio-contextual info in a spontaneous speech corpus of Spanish Randall L. JONES: An research of lexical textual content assurance in modern German Sarah LEE and Debra ZIEGELER: Analysing a semantic corpus examine throughout English dialects: looking for paradigmatic parallels Agnieszka LEŃKO-SZYMAŃSKA: The curse and the blessing of cell phones – a corpus-based learn into American and varnish rhetorical conventions Judy NOGUCHI, Thomas ORR and Yukio TONO: utilizing a devoted corpus to spot gains English utilization: What do “we” do in technology magazine articles? Serge SHAROFF: tools and instruments for improvement of the Russian Reference Corpus Dirk SPEELMAN, Stefan GRONDELAERS and Dirk GEERAERTS: A profile-based calculation of area and sign in edition: the synchronic and diachronic prestige of the 2 major nationwide types of Dutch Stella E. O. TAGNIN: A multilingual learner corpus in Brazil Andrew WILSON and Olga MOUDRAIA : Quantitative or qualitative content material research? reports from a cross-cultural comparability of girl scholars’ attitudes to shoe models in Germany, Poland and Russia Yang XIAO-JUN: Survey and Prospect of China’s Corpus-Based examine
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  • Download E-books Der Himmel über dem Menschen der Steinzeit: Astronomie und Mathematik in den Bauten der Megalithkulturen (Verständliche Wissenschaft) (German Edition) PDF

    By Rolf Müller

    Dieses Buch erzahlt von den bewundernswerten astronomischen und mathematischen Kenntnissen des Menschen der Steinzeit, der das himmlische Geschehen bei der Ausrichtung seiner Megalith bauten mit erstaunlicher Genauigkeit seinen Zwecken dienlidt madtte. Der Besdtreibung von Stonehenge und seiner astronomi sdten Bedeutung ist ein grosserer Raum gewidmet, zumal neue Untersudtungen erstaunlidte Erkenntnisse ans Lidtt bradtten und moglidterweise hier die Priesterastronomen nidtt nur Sonnen- und Mondfinsternisse beobadtteten, sondern mit dem "Zahlwerk" der Aubreylocher sogar vorhersagen konnten. Bei der Erforsdtung der megalithisdten Stein gehege tritt klar zu Tage, dass die Bauherren uberaus tudttige und praktische Geo meter waren. Sie operierten mit geraden Masszahlen, und so wie heute der Feldmesser seinen Meterstab gebraucht, diente ihnen bei der Errichtung ihrer Steindenkmaler die "Megalithische Elle" als Grundrnass. Zweimal bin idt bei meinen Ausfuhrungen vom Boden sicherer chronologischer Einordnung abgewidten. Dies trifft im Besonderen fur die Besdtreibung der Turmfelsen der Extemsteine zu, deren Vorgesdtidtte in Dunkel gehullt ist, und zu deren astronomisdter Bedeutung wir nur Verdachtsgrunde anzufuhren vermogen. Aber gerade hier, wo quickly im Zorn die Ansidtten aufeinanderprallen, lag mir daran, die Meinung des Astronomen vorurteilsfrei zur Spradte zu bringen. Auch die Berguhren im Alpenraum sind zwar sicher schon in vorgeschidttlicher Zeit in Gebrauch gewesen, haben aber ebenso sicher keinen Bezug zu den Steinzeitkulturen. Dem Herausgeber, Herrn Prof. Dr. Karl v. Frisch, danke ich fur mandterlei Anregungen und dem Springer-Verlag fur die Mog lichkeit der Ausstattung des Buches mit zahlreichen Abbildungen. Fur photographische Aufnahmen gebuhrt mein besonderer Dank den Herren Wolfgang Harpredtt und Eckart Freiherr v. Streit."
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  • Download E-books Semantic Structures (Current Studies in Linguistics) PDF

    Semantic Structures is a large-scale research of conceptual constitution and its lexical and syntactic expression in English that builds at the method of Conceptual Semantics defined in Ray Jackendoff's previous books Semantics and Cognition and Consciousness and the Computational Mind.

    Jackendoff summarizes the proper arguments in his earlier books, taking off the fundamental parameters for the formalization of which means, and evaluating his mentalistic technique with Fodor's Language of notion speculation. He then takes up the matter of which means, extending the variety of semantic fields encompassed by means of the Conceptual Semantics formalism, and the matter of Correspondence, formalizing the relation among semantic and syntactic constitution. either one of those difficulties needs to be absolutely addressed which will improve a basic idea of language that's fascinated by syntax and semantics and their issues of connection.

    Few books on lexical semantics current this type of complete research of this sort of wide variety of phenomena from a unified point of view. in addition to discussing the conceptual constructions of hundreds of thousands of phrases and structures, Jackendoff extends and deepens the speculation to come back to grips with such the most important matters as roles and staining; arguments, modifiers, and adjuncts; binding and keep an eye on; and the thematic linking hierarchy.

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  • Download E-books Semitic and Indo-European: Volume I: The Principal Etymologies. With observations on Afro-Asiatic (Current Issues in Linguistic Theory) (v. 1) PDF

    By Saul Levin

    This quantity offers the most important examples of morphological correspondences among Indo-European and Semitic languages, afforded through nouns, verbal roots, pronouns, prepositions, and numerals. Its concentration is on shared morphology embodied within the cognate vocabulary.
    The evidence which are introduced out during this quantity don't healthy very easily inside both the Indo-Europeanists’ or the Semitists’ perception of the prehistoric improvement in their languages. still they're so basic that many might take them for proof of a unmarried unique resource, ‘Proto-Nostratic’. during this ebook, besides the fact that, it truly is thought of unsettled even if proto-IE and proto-Semitic had a typical forerunner. however the IE-Semitic combos testify not less than to prehistoric language groups in actually intimate touch.
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  • Download E-books An Introduction to Early Modern English (Edinburgh Textbooks on the English Language) PDF

    An advent to Early sleek English, this ebook is helping scholars of English and linguistics to put the language of the interval 1500-1700 in its ancient context as a language with a typical middle but additionally as one that varies throughout time, domestically and socially, and in response to check in. the amount specializes in the constitution of what contemporaries known as the overall Dialect - its spelling, vocabulary, grammar and pronunciation - and on its dialectal origins. The publication additionally discusses the language scenario and linguistic anxieties in England at a time whilst Latin exerted a robust impression at the emerging commonplace language. the amount contains: *The significant alterations in English from the fifteenth to the 18th century *Emphasis on long term linguistic advancements *Sources for the learn of Early glossy English *Illustrations starting from drama and private letters to trials and early technological know-how *Exercises encouraging additional exploration of the altering English language.
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