Portuguese: A Linguistic Introduction
Cambridge University Press, 13/01/2005 - 334 páginas
This book provides an accessible introduction to the linguistic structure of Portuguese. As well as covering the central topics of syntax, phonology, morphology, semantics and pragmatics, it looks at its social and historical background, exploring the development of the language, the spread of Portuguese in the world, and sociolinguistic issues such as dialect variation and language planning. Keeping linguistic theory to a minimum, it focuses on presenting the linguistic facts in a clear and accessible way, providing a useful global overview of the language and its surrounding issues.
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Speakers of Portuguese in the world page
Portuguese vowel and glide phonemes and their main allophones
Comparison of phonemes of Portuguese and English
Portuguese syllable structures types consonant groups
Adjectives invariable in gender
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