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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.