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