A Reference Grammar of Russian (Reference Grammars) (Paperback)

A Reference Grammar of Russian (Reference Grammars) By Alan Timberlake Cover Image
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This textbook describes and systematizes all aspects of the grammar of Russian--including patterns of orthography, sounds, inflection, syntax, tense-aspect-mood, word order, and intonation. It is especially concerned with the meaning of combinations of words (constructions) and the core concept is that of the predicate history (a record of the states of entities through time and across possibilities). Using predicate histories, the book presents an integrated account of the semantics of verbs, nouns, case, and aspect. It will appeal to students, scholars and language professionals interested in Russian.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781107405257
ISBN-10: 1107405254
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication Date: July 19th, 2012
Pages: 510
Language: English
Series: Reference Grammars

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