Morphosyntactic Aspects of Hieroglyphical Luvian

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In The Morphosyntax of the Noun Phrase in Hieroglyphic Luwian Anna H. Bauer provides a full and detailed account of the noun phrases in Hieroglyphic Luwian, an Anatolian language attested mainly in inscriptions from the first millennium BC. The available material is analysed according to the different elements found in the NP, and a chapter each is devoted to determination, quantification, modification and apposition.
Along with discussing the structures from a synchronic point of view, Anna Bauer also draws parallels to neighbouring languages and ongoing changes within HLuwian itself. It is shown how other languages have left their mark on HLuwian and how that influences the HLuwian system.
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Biographical Note

Anna H. Bauer, Dr.phil. (2013), Philipps-Universität Marburg (Germany), is currently a lecturer in German at the University of Auckland (New Zealand). The present volume is based on her doctoral thesis.

Readership

Luwianists, Indo-Europeanists, historical linguists, typologists