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The structure of language

a new approach.

by Petr Beckmann

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Published by Golem Press in Boulder, Colo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Linguistic analysis (Linguistics)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP123 .B42
    The Physical Object
    Pagination304 p.
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5297045M
    ISBN 100911762132
    LC Control Number72077116

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