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Notes on the Description of the Verb in Five 19th century Brazilian Grammars

Abstract : This paper examines the description of the verb in five 19-th century. Portuguese grammars that have been published in Brazil, including a special reference to their theoretical foundation, their metalanguage , their doctrinal sources, besides their significance for the development of linguistic research in Brazil. Among the five grammars, two of them belong to the the Rationalist Period, based on the tradition of the Grammaire de Port-Royal(2010[1660]), the principles of which arrived in Brazil mainly through the Gramática filosófica da língua portuguesa(2005[1822]), by Jerônimo Soares Barbosa (1737-1816), and three of them belong to the Scientific Period, based on August Schleicher's evolutionary linguistics (1821-1868)) and on the theses of historical-comparative grammar.
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Ricardo Cavaliere. Notes on the Description of the Verb in Five 19th century Brazilian Grammars. Dossiers d'HEL, SHESL, 2018,, 12, pp.57-68. ⟨hal-01896950⟩



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