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Morphological Aspect and the Function and Distribution of Cognate Objects Across Languages *

Geoffrey Horrocks and Melita Stavrou

in Lexical Semantics, Syntax, and Event Structure

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199544325
eISBN:
9780191720536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544325.003.0014
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

We identify different functions of cognate objects cross‐linguistically, and analyse cognate object constructions as ‘lexicalized’ light verb constructions. In Greek etc. these involve no shift of ... More


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