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The History of the Present English SubjunctiveA Corpus-based Study of Mood and Modality

The History of the Present English Subjunctive: A Corpus-based Study of Mood and Modality

Lilo Moessner

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474437998
eISBN:
9781474490757
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474437998.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Based on the definition of the subjunctive as a realisation of the grammatical category mood and an expression of the semantic/pragmatic category modality the book presents the first comprehensive ... More

The Interaction of Borrowing and Word Formation

The Interaction of Borrowing and Word Formation

Pius ten Hacken and Renáta Panocová (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474448208
eISBN:
9781474481120
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474448208.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

When a new name is necessary for a concept, word formation and borrowing are possible ways to produce one. As such, they are in competition for the creation of neologisms. However, borrowings can ... More

Modelling World EnglishesA Joint Approach to Postcolonial and Non-Postcolonial Varieties

Modelling World Englishes: A Joint Approach to Postcolonial and Non-Postcolonial Varieties

Sarah Buschfeld and Alexander Kautzsch (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474445863
eISBN:
9781474490771
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474445863.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families

This volume brings together different varieties of English that have so far been treated separately: postcolonial and non-postcolonial Englishes. The different contributions examine these varieties ... More

Arabic in Modern Hebrew TextsThe Stylistics of Exophonic Writing

Arabic in Modern Hebrew Texts: The Stylistics of Exophonic Writing

Mohamed Ahmed

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474444439
eISBN:
9781474476713
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474444439.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

In the late 1950s, Iraqi Jews were either forced or chose to leave Iraq for Israel. Finding it impossible to continue writing in Arabic in Israel, many Iraqi Jewish novelists faced the literary ... More

The Henri Meschonnic ReaderA Poetics of Society

The Henri Meschonnic Reader: A Poetics of Society

Henri Meschonnic

Marko Pajevic (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474445962
eISBN:
9781474476720
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474445962.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

Henri Meschonnic was a linguist, poet, translator of the Bible and one of the most original French thinkers of his generation. He strove throughout his career to reform the understanding of language ... More

Language Revitalisation in Gaelic ScotlandLinguistic Practice and Ideology

Language Revitalisation in Gaelic Scotland: Linguistic Practice and Ideology

Stuart Dunmore

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474443111
eISBN:
9781474476706
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474443111.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Situated within the interrelated disciplines of applied sociolinguistics and the sociology of language, this book explores the language use and attitudinal perceptions of a sample of 130 adults who ... More

Historical Dialectology in the Digital Age

Historical Dialectology in the Digital Age

Rhona Alcorn, Joanna Kopaczyk, Bettelou Los, and Benjamin Molineaux (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474430531
eISBN:
9781474460163
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474430531.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

Drawing on the resources created by the Institute of Historical Dialectology at the University of Edinburgh (now the Angus McIntosh Centre for Historical Linguistics), such as eLALME (the electronic ... More

Migrating MeaningsSharing Keywords in a Global World

Migrating Meanings: Sharing Keywords in a Global World

James W. Underhill, Mariarosaria Gianninoto, and Mariarosaria Gianninoto

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780748696949
eISBN:
9781474460170
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696949.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Exploring the roots of four keywords for our times: Europe, the citizen, the individual, and the people, Mariarosaria Gianninoto’s and James Underhill’s Migrating Meanings (2019) takes a broad view ... More

A Multi-locus Analysis of Arabic NegationMicro-variation in Southern Levantine, Gulf and Standard Arabic

A Multi-locus Analysis of Arabic Negation: Micro-variation in Southern Levantine, Gulf and Standard Arabic

Ahmad Alqassas

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474433143
eISBN:
9781474460156
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474433143.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This book studies the micro-variation in the syntax of negation of Southern Levantine, Gulf and Standard Arabic. By including new and recently published data that support key issues for the syntax of ... More

Language and Meaning in the Age of ModernismC.K. Ogden and His Contemporaries

Language and Meaning in the Age of Modernism: C.K. Ogden and His Contemporaries

James McElvenny

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474425032
eISBN:
9781474444859
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474425032.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This book is a historical study of influential currents in the philosophy of language and linguistics of the first half of the twentieth century, explored from the perspective of the English scholar ... More

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