Typology and cross dating
It will be of interest to descriptive linguists seeking to gain a better sense of the diversity of the world's templatic constructions, theoretical linguists developing restrictive models of possible templates, and typologists interested in the attested range of patterns of linear stipulation and the application of new kinds of multivariate methods to cross-linguistic data.The new typological framework is illustrated in detail via a number of case studies involving languages of Africa, Europe, Asia, and the Americas, and numerous other templatic constructions are also considered over the course of the book.Find out more about the Kindle Personal Document Service.This series focuses on aspects of language that are of current theoretical interest and for which there has not previously or recently been any full-scale cross-linguistic study.The lecture describes the results of our research on the typology of verbs of falling, including types of falling and falling metaphors.In addition, it focuses on special cases and several other semantic fields closely related to falling.Its books are for typologists, fieldworkers, and theory developers, and designed for use in advanced seminars and courses.
Andreas Hölzl is a postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Comparative Linguistics of the University of Zurich. A.) in Sinology and a Ph D in General Linguistics from the University of Munich, where he worked as a research assistant and taught courses in both subjects.This lecture tells about the experiment of a dictionary-based semantic analysis of quality terms describing the domain of OLD in 100 languages.