Conclusion and prospects

Claude Hagège

in Adpositions

Published in print April 2010 | ISBN: 9780199575008
Published online May 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780191722578 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Studies in Typology and Linguistic Theory

Conclusion and prospects

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This concluding chapter begins with a review of discussions in the preceding chapters. It then discusses adpositions as morpholexical units shedding light on a theory of linguistic categories; adpositions as midpoints and images of language leaks and diachronic drifts; and morphology as the most linguistic component of human languages.

Keywords: adpositions; morpholexical units; linguistic categories; language leaks; diachronic drifts

Chapter.  1939 words. 

Subjects: Grammar, Syntax and Morphology

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