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Kayardild Morphology and Syntax

Erich R. Round

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199654871
eISBN:
9780191745560
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654871.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

This book presents new data and a formal analysis of the inflectional system and syntax of Kayardild, a typologically striking language of Northern Australia. It sets forth arguments for recognizing ... More


Particles

Erich R. Round

in Kayardild Morphology and Syntax

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199654871
eISBN:
9780191745560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654871.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

Chapter 10 examines particles, the Kayardild word class which escapes all inflection. True particles are distinguished from semantically similar DPs which do inflect under the right conditions. ... More


Constraint-based realizational morphology

Erich R. Round

in Kayardild Morphology and Syntax

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199654871
eISBN:
9780191745560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654871.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

Chapter 11 implements the analysis of Kayardild inflection in a constraint-based grammar, including the difference between spoken and sung word forms. To account adequately within the framework for ... More


Introduction

Erich R. Round

in Kayardild Morphology and Syntax

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199654871
eISBN:
9780191745560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654871.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

Chapter 1 introduces the Kayardild language, its speakers and the empirical sources used in the book, including the Author's fieldwork and that of others since the 1960s. Novel contributions of the ... More


Morphological structures

Erich R. Round

in Kayardild Morphology and Syntax

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199654871
eISBN:
9780191745560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654871.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

Chapter 2 provides overviews of Kayardild phonology and morphological structure in general. It introduces the existence and significance of two phonological juncture types, and the basic ... More


Specific stems and suffixes

Erich R. Round

in Kayardild Morphology and Syntax

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199654871
eISBN:
9780191745560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654871.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

Chapter 3 addresses issues pertaining to specific stems, suffixes, and stem-suffix dependencies. It covers middle and reciprocal stem formation, forms obscured by phonological processes, irregular ... More


Correlates of inflection

Erich R. Round

in Kayardild Morphology and Syntax

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199654871
eISBN:
9780191745560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654871.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

Chapter 4 lays the major conceptual foundations for the analysis of inflection and syntax in Chapters 5–9. The inventory of morphosyntactic features and values is introduced. A review of ... More


The clause and VP

Erich R. Round

in Kayardild Morphology and Syntax

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199654871
eISBN:
9780191745560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654871.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

Chapter 5 sets forth a formal analysis of inflectional features associated with full clauses and verb phrases (VPs). It examines sejunct and nonsejunct complementization and posits two ... More


The DP

Erich R. Round

in Kayardild Morphology and Syntax

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199654871
eISBN:
9780191745560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654871.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

Chapter 6 investigates determiner phrase (DP) structure. Arguments for the existence of a DP are given and an exemplification provided of filled and unfilled structural positions. Evidence suggests ... More


DP juxtaposition

Erich R. Round

in Kayardild Morphology and Syntax

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199654871
eISBN:
9780191745560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654871.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

Chapter 7 examines DP juxtaposition, which is frequently employed in Kayardild as in many other Australian languages. Functions of juxtaposition are introduced and illustrated. Consideration of ... More


Feature percolation

Erich R. Round

in Kayardild Morphology and Syntax

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199654871
eISBN:
9780191745560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654871.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

Chapter 8 presents a formal model of feature percolation, the mechanism by which features are distributed across appropriate terminal nodes in the non-surface syntactic tree, resulting in concord. It ... More


Discussion

Erich R. Round

in Kayardild Morphology and Syntax

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199654871
eISBN:
9780191745560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654871.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

Chapter 9 engages with issues arising from Chapters 4–8. The current analysis of inflection is argued to account sufficiently for movement adverbs, complementization marking, juxtaposition and second ... More


The Givens of Human Life

Anna Wierzbicka

in Imprisoned in English: The Hazards of English as a Default Language

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199321490
eISBN:
9780199369263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199321490.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, English Language

In his widely read book The Saturated Self, Kenneth Gergen (1991) sums up anthropology’s main message as “beware the solid truths of your own culture.” This chapter shows how this warning applies to ... More


Rhizomorphomes, meromorphomes, and metamorphomes

Erich R. Round

in Understanding and Measuring Morphological Complexity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198723769
eISBN:
9780191791109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723769.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

Morphomes (Aronoff 1994) exemplify extreme complexity within inflectional morphology. This chapter argues that morphomic categories come in three types. Rhizomorphomes pertain to morphological roots, ... More


Kayardild inflectional morphotactics is morphomic

Erich R. Round

in The Morphome Debate

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198702108
eISBN:
9780191771804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702108.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

What is the full range of ways in which morphomes can figure in the organization of a morphological system? If we believe that arguments for the existence of morphomes are compelling, then this ... More


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