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Case and grammatical relations studies in honor of Bernard Comrie

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Published by John Benjamins Pub. Company in Philadelphia .
Written in English


  • Grammar, Comparative and general -- Case,
  • Grammar, Comparative and general

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Statementedited by Greville G. Corbett, Michael Noonan.
SeriesTypological studies in language -- v. 81
ContributionsComrie, Bernard, 1947-, Corbett, Greville G., Noonan, Michael
LC ClassificationsP240.6 .C365 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17073521M
ISBN 109789027229946
LC Control Number2008034287

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