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Preferred argument structure

grammar as architecture for function

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Published by John Benjamins Pub. in Amsterdam, Philadelphia, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Grammar, Comparative and general.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [437]-445) and indexes.

    Statementedited by John W. Du Bois, Lorraine E. Kumpf, and William J. Ashby.
    SeriesStudies in discourse and grammar,, v. 14
    ContributionsDu Bois, John W., Kumpf, Lorraine Edith, 1948-, Ashby, William J.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP151 .P74 2003
    The Physical Object
    Pagination458 p. :
    Number of Pages458
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3563870M
    ISBN 101588113698
    LC Control Number2002033024

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