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By Singh, Rajendra, Rajendra Singh

ISBN-10: 3110195836

ISBN-13: 9783110195835

South Asia is domestic to a lot of languages and dialects. even though linguists engaged on this area have made major contributions to our figuring out of language, society, and language in society on an international scale, there's as but no famous overseas discussion board for the alternate of rules among linguists engaged on South Asia. the yearly Review of South Asian Languages and Linguistics is designed to be simply that discussion board. It brings jointly empirical and theoretical study and serves as a checking out flooring for the articulation of recent principles and techniques that could be grounded in a examine of South Asian languages yet that have common applicability. every one volume will have 4 significant sections: I. Invited contributions such as state of the art essays on study in South Asian languages. II. Refereed open submissions concentrating on suitable matters and supplying a variety of viewpoints. III. experiences from all over the world, booklet studies and abstracts of doctoral theses.

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There are other adjuncts, however, that have to move out, for reasons we examine with some care in section 3. 3. Non-Genitive Adjunct Nominals To the best of our knowledge, observations in Dasgupta (1982) concerning what is here called genitive adjunct movement to a clausal non-argument position and in Dasgupta (1983) for the case of non-genitive adjunct movement represent the empirical beginning for this inquiry in the case of Eastern Indic. The general point of departure is provided by Szabolcsi (1984) and Abney (1986), whose theoretical resources we all depend on to gather our threads and connect our descriptions.

This question, which I think should be answered negatively, will feature between the lines of what I’m going to say in this response, and I will come back to it explicitly in the conclusion. Singh tackles two interpretations of the phenomenon of ‘non-native speech’. The first assumes that people born into a speech community are native speakers and that everyone else who speaks its language is a learner, with proficiencies ranging from poor to very good. In fact, ‘learners’ can be so good that their speech is perhaps indistinguishable from that of native speakers: such speech tends to be labelled ‘near-native’, hinting at the problem at hand.

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