A usage-based theory of grammatical status and grammaticalization

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A usage-based theory of grammatical status and grammaticalization. / Kasper Boye & Peter Harder.

In: Language, Vol. 88, No. 1, 03.2012, p. 1-44.

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Kasper Boye & Peter Harder 2012, 'A usage-based theory of grammatical status and grammaticalization', Language, vol. 88, no. 1, pp. 1-44.

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Kasper Boye & Peter Harder (2012). A usage-based theory of grammatical status and grammaticalization. Language, 88(1), 1-44.

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Kasper Boye & Peter Harder. A usage-based theory of grammatical status and grammaticalization. Language. 2012 Mar;88(1):1-44.

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Kasper Boye & Peter Harder. / A usage-based theory of grammatical status and grammaticalization. In: Language. 2012 ; Vol. 88, No. 1. pp. 1-44.

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