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The Variety of Grammatical Relations

John M. Anderson

in Modern Grammars of Case

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199297078
eISBN:
9780191711404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297078.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter focuses on grammatical relations. The very doubtful status of various kinds of ‘objects’ is recognized. Moreover, subjecthood, as traditionally understood, is not universal. Subjecthood ... More


An Optimal Theory of Clitic Positioning

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/9780199279906.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter elaborates a more precise account of the phrasal morphology that is responsible for the appearance of special clitics, within an Optimality Theoretic framework. A limited set of ... More


First Filipino Apparition

Deirdre de la Cruz

in Mother Figured: Marian Apparitions and the Making of a Filipino Universal

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226314884
eISBN:
9780226315072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226315072.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

Chapter Two opens with an apparition tale that betokens a new representational capacity of Mary, especially as she is linked to the much revered and beloved figure of Inang Bayan (Mother Country). At ... More


Agents and Causes in Malagasy and Tagalog

LISA TRAVIS

in The Syntax of Aspect: Deriving Thematic and Aspectual Interpretation

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199280445
eISBN:
9780191712845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280445.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter uses overt morphological alternations in Malagasy and Tagalog – two Western Malayo-Polynesian languages – to probe issues concerning aspect (telicity) and argument structure. It argues ... More


Antipassive in Austronesian alignment change

Edith Aldridge

in Grammatical Change: Origins, Nature, Outcomes

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199582624
eISBN:
9780191731068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582624.003.0017
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter proposes that an ergative language becomes split-ergative by a reanalysis of its antipassive construction as syntactically transitive. A split-ergative language then can evolve into an ... More


‘When I was a child I spake as a child’: Reflecting on the limits of a nationalist language policy

D. V. S. Manarpaac

in Philippine English: Linguistic and Literary

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099470
eISBN:
9789882207264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099470.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter examines the limits of the nationalist language policy in the Philippines which is aimed at dislodging English from its privileged position in the controlling linguistic domains. ... More


Taglish, or the phantom power of the lingua franca

Vicente L. Rafael

in Philippine English: Linguistic and Literary

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099470
eISBN:
9789882207264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099470.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter discusses Taglish as a lingua franca of the mass media. Tagalog serves as the language of commercially driven mass media, specifically radio, television, and film. As the lingua franca ... More


Guilt Trip to China

Richard Chu

in Cultural Curiosity: Thirteen Stories about the Search for Chinese Roots

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520223400
eISBN:
9780520924918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223400.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

Richard Chu was the only son of the seven children of ethnic Chinese parents living in the Philippines. He details why his grandparents relocated in the Philippines in 1938, and discusses the various ... More


Further Consequences of the Two-Tiered Theory of Control

Idan Landau

in A Two-Tiered Theory of Control

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262028851
eISBN:
9780262327251
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028851.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

We briefly discuss a number of phenomena that illustrate potential consequences and extensions of the TTC. Partial and split control are only possible in logophoric complements, because predication ... More


Second-Position Clitics in Tagalog

Stephen R. Anderson

in The Nature of the Word: Studies in Honor of Paul Kiparsky

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780262083799
eISBN:
9780262274890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262083799.003.0023
Subject:
Linguistics, Lexicography

Arnold Zwicky has identified two kinds of clitics: Simple clitics and special clitics. A logically quite distinct dimension of cliticization is addressed in numerous studies that focus on elements ... More


Tagalog Anaphora

Norvin Richards

in Diagnosing Syntax

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199602490
eISBN:
9780191757297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199602490.003.0020
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

In this chapter, a variety of binding phenomena are used as diagnostics for properties of Tagalog syntax, including basic sentence structure and the nature of various kinds of movement. It is ... More


Diagnosing Anaphora

Martin Everaert

in Diagnosing Syntax

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199602490
eISBN:
9780191757297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199602490.003.0021
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter presents a summary of Part IV of the study, which addressed the ‘binding theory’ from different perspectives. Topics covered include the issue of how to diagnose ‘anaphorhood’ and how ... More


Is “K” a Foreign Agent?: Philology as Anticolonial Politics

Megan C. Thomas

in Orientalists, Propagandists, and Ilustrados: Filipino Scholarship and the End of Spanish Colonialism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816671908
eISBN:
9781452947013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816671908.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter traces how linguistic studies, which began as philology and as one technique with which to approach the ethnological puzzle of the Philippines, developed into a movement for orthographic ... More


Event-structural prominence and forces in verb meaning shifts

Anja Latrouite

in Causation in Grammatical Structures

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199672073
eISBN:
9780191751240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199672073.003.0014
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter investigates argument realization patterns in Tagalog and how they are influenced by the way Actor and Undergoer arguments are involved in the event expressed by the verb. In Tagalog, ... More


Quantitative component interaction: Data from Tagalog nasal substitution

Kie Zuraw

in The Structure of Words at the Interfaces

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198778264
eISBN:
9780191823770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198778264.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter examines the phonological rule of nasal substitution in Tagalog, specifically its rate of application in different constructions. Nasal substitution can occur whenever a prefix that ends ... More


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