Structural Factors in Turkic Language Contacts.

Turkic languages present particularly rich sources of data for the study of language contact, given the number and diversity of languages with which they have been in contact. Many common, false generalisations are laid bare and the methodology used in evaluating particular instances of language con...

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Author / Creator: Johanson, Lars.
Format: eBook Electronic
Language:English
Edition:1st ed.
Imprint: London : Taylor & Francis Group, 2002.
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Local Note:Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2022. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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Table of Contents:
  • Cover
  • Half Title
  • Title Page
  • Copyright Page
  • Table of Contents
  • INTRODUCTION
  • CHAPTER 1 CODE COPYING IN TURKIC LANGUAGE CONTACTS
  • 1.1. Questions
  • 1.2. Turkic language contacts
  • 1.3. Code copying
  • 1.3.1. Global copies
  • 1.3.2. Selective copies
  • 1.3.3. Mixed copies
  • 1.4. Turkic characteristics
  • CHAPTER 2 THE ROLE OF STRUCTURAL FACTORS
  • 2.1. Suggested restrictions
  • 2.2. Scales of stability
  • 2.3. Attractiveness
  • 2.4. Attractive features
  • 2.5. Social factors
  • 2.6. Structuredness
  • 2.7. Relative attractiveness
  • 2.8. Differences between languages
  • 2.9. Deep influence
  • 2.10. Types of influence involved in language maintenance and language shift
  • CHAPTER 3 STRUCTURAL COPYING IN VARIOUS LINGUISTIC DOMAINS
  • 3.1. Turkic-non-Turkic convergence
  • 3.2. Phonological features
  • 3.3. Word structure
  • 3.3.1. Verbal inflection
  • 3.3.2. Postverbial constructions
  • 3.4. Grammatical categories
  • 3.5. Syntactic combinational patterns
  • 3.5.1. Word order patterns
  • 3.5.2. Clause subordination
  • 3.5.3. Constituent clauses and copied clause-combining patterns
  • 3.5.4. Implications of the copied patterns
  • 3.5.5. Attractiveness of leftbranching clause subordination
  • CHAPTER 4 GENERAL AND AREAL TENDENCIES
  • 4.1. General tendencies
  • 4.2. Sources of areal tendencies
  • 4.3. Early leveling of Turkic?
  • 4.4. Similarities in the most stable substructures
  • Notes
  • References
  • Index.