A Grammar of Macedonian is the first comprehensive reference grammar to this language couched in the framework of generative grammar. The author has ensured cross-framework accessibility of the data by the constrained use of technical terminology and frequent reference to non-generative grammars of Macedonian, in particular to the works of BlaÅ¾e Koneski and Zuzanna Topolinjska. The volume focuses on the...
UCLA Slavic Studies Volume 11
J. J. Hamm
Inaugural Address: Oxonium Docet 9
General and Comparitive
Toward a Sociolinguistic Interpretation of the Origins of the Slavonic Literary Languages 13
The Slavonic Language Community as a Genetic and Typological Class 21
The Role of the Buda University Press in the Development of Orthography...
Originally a publication of Saint Petersburg State University This reverse-alphabetized 240,000-word list, compiled from the multi-volume Slovar' russkix narodnyx govorov, encompasses not only the volumes published to date, but also the entire working files of the compilers at the Russian Academy of Sciences. Alphabetized from the end of the word, it provides an unparalleled tool for the linguistic investigation of...
The principal idea behind this book is that lexis and grammar make up a single coherent structure. It is shown that the grammatical patterns of the different classes of Russian nominals are closely interconnected. They can be described as reflecting a limited set of semantic distinctions which are also rooted in the lexical-semantic classification of Russian nouns. The presentation focuses...
Chapter I examines the neuter, which is the rarest of the three Russian genders, paradigmatically and syntagmatically. Moreover, its rate of decline is accelerating. The neuter's productive base is shown to be very narrow and highly syncretic. Historically it has followed a "bust-boom-bust" cycle which appears to be crucial to its predominant function as a stylistically and semantically specialized category....