By Martin Maiden, Cecilia Robustelli
This Italian reference grammar offers scholars, lecturers and others attracted to the Italian language with a accomplished, available and jargon-free consultant to the types and constitution of Italian.
Whatever their point of data of the language, novices of Italian will locate this publication fundamental: it supplies transparent and distinctive reasons of every little thing from the main trouble-free evidence akin to the relation among spelling and pronunciation, or the types of the item, to extra complicated issues resembling many of the nuances of the subjunctive. Formal or archaic discourse is distinctive from casual, daily utilization, and regionalisms also are indicated the place acceptable.
The authors have taken care to make it a simple and illuminating reference instrument: vast cross-referencing permits readers to speedy locate the knowledge they require, and likewise stimulates them to find new, comparable proof.
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Extra info for A Reference Grammar of Modern Italian (2nd Edition)
Verb phrase (sintagma verbale) – See ‘Phrase’ Vowel (vocale) – A vowel is a sound produced with minimal constriction of the airﬂow during speech. Vowels are represented in Italian by the letters a, e, i, o, u. 2). This page intentionally left blank 1 Introduction This book aims to provide a comprehensive work of reference for learners of Italian whose native language is English, or who possess a very good knowledge of English. It is not intended as a course in Italian grammar, but it is meant to be accessible to all learners of Italian, whatever their level of knowledge of the language.
Syntax (sintassi) – Syntax is concerned with the grammatical relations between words and other units within sentences. , the position of clitics in relation to verbs). 1). , ‘future’, ‘past’). Tense (tempo verbale) – The tenses are forms of the verb associated with the time, in relation to the time of speaking, at which the event expressed by the verb occurs. , ‘present tense’ parlo ‘I’m speaking’, ‘past tense’ ho parlato, ‘future tense’ parlerò. It is perfectly possible, however, for tense-forms to indicate times other than those suggested by their grammatical label.
Register (registro) – Set of linguistic features deliberately used for speaking or writing for particular purposes or in particular contexts. , etc. Relative (relativo) – A ‘relative clause’ is a subordinate clause which modiﬁes a noun phrase or a pronoun. It is usually introduced by a ‘relative’ pronoun, such as che ‘who/which/that’, il quale, etc. , Ho visto entrare l’uomo che conosci ‘I saw the man whom you know come in’. 4. 1 Root (radice, radicale) – That part of a verb, noun or adjective, minus grammatical endings, which indicates its basic meaning.
A Reference Grammar of Modern Italian (2nd Edition) by Martin Maiden, Cecilia Robustelli