Re: Books for conlangers
|From:||Kit La Touche <kit@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, September 14, 2005, 20:09|
oh gods, i love dixon's "ergativity". it was the best christmas
present i got this year past. even if dixon gets looked on askance.
On Sep 14, 2005, at 2:58 PM, Paul Bennett wrote:
> Dyirbal and Basque are both fairly interesting. Really, though, I'd
> advise _Ergativity_ by RMW Dixon. It gives far more information
> than any given single-language grammar could. It's one of those
> linguistics textbooks that I can read purely for fun, too. It's one
> heck of a read.