Periphrasis

The Role of Syntax and Morphology in Paradigms
Author(s): 
Chumakina, Marina
Author(s): 
Corbett, Greville
ISBN: 
9780197265253
Date published: 
September 2012
Hardback
Price: 
£40.00

Periphrasis is the phenomenon of a multiword syntactic sequence having the function of a single morphological form. It therefore straddles morphology and syntax. This volume presents new data and gives examples from diverse languages.