Argument Structure in Flux: The Naples-Capri Papers - download pdf or read online

By Elly van Gelderen, Jóhanna Barðdal, Michela Cennamo

ISBN-10: 9027205981

ISBN-13: 9789027205988

The current quantity is based round 5 linguistic issues: argument constitution and encoding recommendations; argument constitution and verb sessions; unexpressed arguments; cut up intransitivity; and existential and presentational structures. The articles additionally conceal a number of typologically varied languages, and so they supply new facts from under-researched languages at the problems with occasion and argument constitution. now and again novel views from broadly mentioned languages on hugely debated issues are provided, additionally addressing extra theoretical facets in regards to the predictability and derivation of linking. numerous contributions practice present versions of the lexicon–syntax interface to synchronic information. different contributions specialize in diachrony and are in keeping with large use of corpora. but others, even though empirically and theoretically grounded, privilege a methodological dialogue, offering analyses in response to thorough and long-standing fieldwork.

Show description

Read Online or Download Argument Structure in Flux: The Naples-Capri Papers PDF

Best grammar books

Download e-book for kindle: The Grammar Devotional: Daily Tips for Successful Writing by Mignon Fogarty

Millions of lovers world wide punctuate safely and speak in actual fact because of Mignon Fogarty's sensible and easy-to-remember recommendation approximately writing type and be aware utilization.  Her first ebook, Grammar Girl’s fast and soiled information for larger Writing, hit the hot York occasions bestseller checklist, and her weekly grammar podcast has been downloaded greater than 20 million occasions and hailed through united states this present day as “authoritative yet hot. ”

Now, in tip-of-the-day shape, Grammar Girl serves up 365 classes on language which are guaranteed to encourage. full of new, bite-size writing suggestions, enjoyable quizzes and  puzzles, and effective reminiscence methods, The Grammar Devotional can provide a regular dose of information to enhance your writing and likewise serves as a long-lasting reference you'll use for years yet to come.

Download e-book for iPad: The Well-Spoken Thesaurus by Tom Heehler

Te final advisor to robust Language. If you've ever fumbled whereas attempting to use an important note* to provoke a crowd, you recognize what it's prefer to* be poorly spoken. the phobia of mispronouncing or misusing complicated phrases is genuine and leaves many people consigned to the reduce degrees* of the English Language.

New PDF release: Comparative Studies in Romanian Syntax

Quantity fifty eight of the "North Holland Linguistic Series", edited via Virginia Motapanyane, presents an updated evaluation of reviews in Romanian syntax. Bringing jointly linguists operating in the box of generative grammar, the volume's comparative technique demonstrates the relevance of Romanian info to grammatical thought.

Read e-book online A Grammar of Guìqióng: A Language of Sichuan PDF

In A Grammar of Guiqiong, Jiang Li describes the grammar of Guiqiong, a hitherto undocumented language spoken via alpine humans in Kangding county, China. Guiqiong has much to supply in its phonology, verbal and nominal morphology, syntax and word list, distinguishing itself from the neighbouring Tibetan, chinese language, Qiangic and Loloish languages.

Additional resources for Argument Structure in Flux: The Naples-Capri Papers

Example text

In Grammatical Change in Indo-European Languages  Marina Benedetti [Current Issues in Linguistic Theory 305], Vit Bubenik, John Hewson & Sarah Rose (eds), 179–193. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. Belletti, Adriana & Rizzi, Luigi. 1988. Psych-Verbs and θ-Theory. Natural Language and Linguistic Theory 3: 291–352. Benedetti, Marina. 2010. Omogeneità formale e varietà funzionale in costrutti con ἔχειν in greco antico. In Quae omnia bella devoratis. Studi in memoria di Edoardo Vineis, Roberto Ajello, Pierangiolo Berrettoni, Franco Fanciullo, Giovanna Marotta & Filippo.

Atti del Convegno, Bellinzona, Bruno Moretti, Elena Maria Pandolfi & Matteo Casoni (eds), 21–36. Bellinzona: Osservatorio Linguistico della Svizzera Italiana. Voltaire (François-Marie Arouet), Dict. Cat. htm〉. English translation: The Works of Voltaire. A Contemporary Version. A Critique and Biography by John Morley, notes by Tobias Smollett, translated by William F. R. DuMont, 1901). In 21 vols. Vol. IV. Chapter: Cato, On suicide. org/title/353/54615〉 (5 May 2011). Differential agent marking in Hinuq Diana Forker University of Bamberg Hinuq, a Nakh-Daghestanian language, has four non-canonical agent constructions: the potential, the involuntary agent, the exterior force and the causative construction.

Three non-canonical agent constructions Verb Argument(s) Valency change Non-canonical agent constructions Potential Involuntary agent Exterior force Vintr + -ɬ ABS no change + (6b) # # Vintr AT, ABS +1 + (8b) + (9a) + (11) Vintr + -ɬ Vtr + -ɬ AT, ABS AT, ABS +1 +1, -1 + (28a) + (7b) + (9b) + (10b) # # The first line of Table 2 refers to one-participant events. The exterior force construction cannot be used to express intransitive events since it always refers to an Differential agent marking in Hinuq  exterior force causing some event, in other words, there are necessarily two participants.

Download PDF sample

Argument Structure in Flux: The Naples-Capri Papers by Elly van Gelderen, Jóhanna Barðdal, Michela Cennamo

by William

Rated 4.27 of 5 – based on 12 votes