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Discourse Particles : Formal Approaches to Their Syntax and Semantics (Hardcover)
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Particles have for the longest time been ignored by linguistic research. Only in the last century did some publications discuss particles – and even then only from the perspective of their discourse and pragmatic functions. The current volume presents 11 new articles that take a fresh look at particles from the perspective of formal syntax and semantics, both diachronically and synchronically.