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Serial Verbs in Oceanic: A Descriptive Typology

Terry Crowley

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198241355
eISBN:
9780191712050
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198241355.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Language Families

This book describes the diversity of serial verb constructions within Oceanic languages and constitutes a full account of this unusual linguistic phenomenon. Serial verb constructions are sequences ... More


Newfoundland and Labrador English

Sandra Clarke

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748626168
eISBN:
9780748671519
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748626168.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This volume constitutes the first comprehensive overview of the variety of Canadian English spoken in Newfoundland and Labrador, long recognized as linguistically distinct within North America. It ... More


Clause Structure and the Grammar of Incorporation

Stephen R. Anderson

in Aspects of the Theory of Clitics

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199279906
eISBN:
9780191707131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279906.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Noun Incorporation has attracted considerable attention in the literature of both syntax and morphology, because it involves the construction of units that are unquestionably words from material that ... More


Syntactic Change

D. Gary Miller

in Language Change and Linguistic Theory, Volume II: Morphological, Syntactic, and Typological Change

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199583430
eISBN:
9780191595288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583430.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

Differences in syntactic projection result from changes in lexical features, e.g. by reanalysis. In West Greenlandic factives, subject‐to‐object raising was lost along with the Agree relation that ... More


Introduction

Roland Hinterhölzl

in Scrambling, Remnant Movement, and Restructuring in West Germanic

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195308211
eISBN:
9780199867318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195308211.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter begins by examining the connections between remnant movement, scrambling, and restructuring. It introduces a number of phenomena and concepts essential for the description of the ... More


Coherent Infinitives in Dutch and West Flemish

Roland Hinterhölzl

in Scrambling, Remnant Movement, and Restructuring in West Germanic

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195308211
eISBN:
9780199867318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195308211.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter provides an initial discussion of the properties of coherent infinitives in Dutch and West Flemish. Based on the Dutch data, it describes the traditional OV-based biclausal approach to ... More


Verbal Complexes and the Syntax of IPP-Complements

Roland Hinterhölzl

in Scrambling, Remnant Movement, and Restructuring in West Germanic

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195308211
eISBN:
9780199867318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195308211.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter examines the formation of verb clusters and investigates the positions that are relevant for licensing non-finite verbs. It assesses different types of data from the West Germanic ... More


Open Issues: Extraposition, Vp-Topicalization, and the Status of Gerunds

Roland Hinterhölzl

in Scrambling, Remnant Movement, and Restructuring in West Germanic

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195308211
eISBN:
9780199867318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195308211.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter begins by discussing the issue that pertains to extraposition by addressing one case namely that of CP-complements, that is problematic due to the account of sentential complementation. ... More


Summary and Conclusions

Roland Hinterhölzl

in Scrambling, Remnant Movement, and Restructuring in West Germanic

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195308211
eISBN:
9780199867318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195308211.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This book has explained three salient syntactic phenomena in West Germanic, namely scrambling, remnant movement, and restructuring, and their interdependence was investigated in detail. It was argued ... More


Cultural Processes and Linguistic Mediations: Pacific Explorations

Miki Makihara and Bambi B. Schieffelin

in Consequences of Contact: Language Ideologies and Sociocultural Transformations in Pacific Societies

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195324983
eISBN:
9780199869398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195324983.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter argues that language ideologies and practices mediate consequences of cultural contact over time. Focusing on the Pacific, from Rapa Nui to West Papua, it highlights complex histories ... More


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