By Martine Robbeets, Hubert Cuyckens
This e-book deals clean views on “shared grammaticalization”, a nation wherein or extra languages have the resource and the objective of a grammaticalization approach in universal. whereas contact-induced grammaticalization has generated nice curiosity in recent times, a long way much less realization has been paid to different components which can provide upward push to shared grammaticalization. This e-book intends to place this case correct by means of imminent shared grammaticalization from an built-in point of view, together with areal in addition to genealogical and common motivations and by way of looking for how one can distinguish among those components. the quantity bargains a wealth of empirical proof, offered by way of across the world well known experts, at the Transeurasian languages (i.e. Japonic, Koreanic, Tungusic, Mongolic, and Turkic) ― the languages in concentration ―as good as on a number of different languages. Shared Grammaticalization will attract students and complicated scholars curious about linguistic reconstruction, language touch and linguistic typology, and to an individual drawn to grammaticalization thought.