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Conclusion and prospects

Claude Hagège

in Adpositions

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199575008
eISBN:
9780191722578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575008.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This concluding chapter begins with a review of discussions in the preceding chapters. It then discusses adpositions as morpholexical units shedding light on a theory of linguistic categories; ... More


Adpositions

Claude Hagège

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199575008
eISBN:
9780191722578
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575008.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This pioneering study is based on an analysis of over 200 languages, including African, Amerindian, Australian, Austronesian, Indo-European and Eurasian (Altaic, Caucasian, Chukotko-Kamchatkan, ... More


Introduction

Claude Hagège

in Adpositions

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199575008
eISBN:
9780191722578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575008.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This introductory chapter begins with a definition of adpositions (Adps) then reviews the current state of research on Adps. The book's scope and aims of the book, approach, argument, and intended ... More


Towards a comprehensive characterization of adpositions

Claude Hagège

in Adpositions

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199575008
eISBN:
9780191722578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575008.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter provides a precise and full characterization of adpositions (Adps), by showing what they are, what they are not, and what they do, synchronically and diachronically. The chapter is ... More


A crosslinguistic survey of the morphological diversity of adpositions and adpositional phrases

Claude Hagège

in Adpositions

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199575008
eISBN:
9780191722578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575008.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Now that a comprehensive characterization of adpositions (Adps) has been given in Chapter 2, this chapter studies them from the morphological point of view, showing the diversity they exhibit in this ... More


Adpositions and adpositional phrases in a syntactic perspective

Claude Hagège

in Adpositions

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199575008
eISBN:
9780191722578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575008.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter focuses on the specific features by which adpositions (Adps) distinguish themselves from other strategies used by languages to build syntactic relationships between units in the ... More


Adpositions from the semantic point of view

Claude Hagège

in Adpositions

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199575008
eISBN:
9780191722578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575008.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter presents the main meanings that are marked, crosslinguistically, by adpositions (Adps), distributing them in various domains, according to what we observe in languages. But before doing ... More


Here and There

Richard S. Kayne

in Movement and Silence

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195179163
eISBN:
9780199788330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179163.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter studies various instances of the word there using comparative syntax, and argues that there is not itself intrinsically locative. In its locative uses, there occurs concurrently with an ... More


On the Functional Structure of Locative and Directional PPs

Marcel den Dikken

in Mapping Spatial PPs: The Cartography of Syntactic Structures, Volume 6

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195393675
eISBN:
9780199796847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393675.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This contribution directly builds on the preceding one. On the basis of a detailed empirical investigation of the syntax of adpositional phrases in Dutch, the author refines in various ways the ... More


Oceanic Serial Verbs and the Broader Context

Terry Crowley

in Serial Verbs in Oceanic: A Descriptive Typology

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198241355
eISBN:
9780191712050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198241355.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Language Families

This chapter examines a number of broader issues suggested by the kinds of patterns of verb serialization that have been observed in Oceanic languages. One major question that can be asked about ... More


Grammaticalization and the Rise of Configurationality in Indo-Aryan

Uta Reinöhl

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198736660
eISBN:
9780191800368
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198736660.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This book outlines the rise of configurational structure in Indo-Aryan as a by-product of the grammaticalization of postpositions. While Vedic Sanskrit lacks function words that constrain nominal ... More


Postpositions vs Prepositions in Mandarin Chinese: The Articulation of Disharmony *

Redouane Djamouri, Waltraud Paul, and John Whitman

in Theoretical Approaches to Disharmonic Word Order

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199684359
eISBN:
9780191764967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684359.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

PPs in Chinese, as in Dutch and German, display internal disharmony: they include prepositional, postpositional, and circumpositional phrases. This chapter shows that all three belong to the category ... More


Afrikaans Mixed Adposition Orders as a PF-Linearization Effect *

Mark de Vos

in Theoretical Approaches to Disharmonic Word Order

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199684359
eISBN:
9780191764967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684359.003.0012
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This paper aims to account for the disharmonic word orders evident in the Afrikaans adpositional paradigm, which like that of Dutch displays head-initial, head-final, and circumpositional orders. ... More


Dutch and German R-pronouns and P-stranding: R you sure it’s P-stranding?

Máire Noonan

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/9780198778264.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter explores the fine structure of R-pronouns, spatial PPs, and P-stranding constructions. The guiding hypothesis and theoretical backdrop is that an extended clausal structure is ... More


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