Circum-Baltic Languages

Volume 2: Grammar and Typology

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| Stockholm University
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The area around the Baltic Sea has for millennia been a meeting-place for people of different origins. Among the circum-Baltic languages, we find three major branches of Indo-European —Baltic, Germanic, and Slavic, the Baltic-Finnic languages from the Uralic phylum and several others. The circum-Baltic area is an ideal place to study areal and contact phenomena in languages. The present set of two volumes look at the circum-Baltic languages from a typological, areal and historical perspective, trying to relate the intricate patterns of similarities and dissimilarities to the societal background. In Volume II, selected phenomena in the grammars of the circum-Baltic languages are studied in a cross-linguistic perspective.
[Studies in Language Companion Series, 55]  2001.  xx, 423 pp.
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Table of Contents
Part 0: Introduction
xiii
The Circum-Baltic Languages: Introduction to the volume
Östen Dahl and Maria Koptjevskaja-Tamm
xv–xx
Part 4: Selected topics in the grammar of the Circum-Baltic languages
1
Impersonals and passives in Baltic and Finnic
Axel Holvoet
363–389
On the development of the nominative object in East Baltic
Vytautus Ambrazas
391–412
Lexical evidence for the parallel development of the Latvian and Livonian verb particles
Bernhard Wälchli
413–441
On the developments of the Estonian aspect: The verbal particle ära
Helle Metslang
443–479
Case systems and syntax in Latvian and Estonian
Baiba Metuzāle-Kangere and Kersti Boiko
481–497
Genitive positions in Baltic and Finnic languages
Simon Christen
499–520
Part 5: Typological perspectives
521
“A piece of the cake” and “a cup of tea”: Partitive and pseudo-partitive nominal constructions in the Circum-Baltic languages
Maria Koptjevskaja-Tamm
523–568
Nonverbal predication in the Circum-Baltic languages
Leon Stassen
569–590
On Circum-Baltic instrumentals and comitatives: To and fro coherence
Thomas Stolz
591–612
Part 6: Synthesis
613
The Circum-Baltic languages: An areal-typological approach
Maria Koptjevskaja-Tamm and Bernhard Wälchli
615–750
Appendix
751–761
Name index
763–769
Language index
771–776
Subject index
777–786
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BIC Subject: CF – Linguistics
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
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