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The Limits of Deponency: A Chukotko-centric Perspective*

Jonathan David Bobaljik

in Deponency and Morphological Mismatches

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264102
eISBN:
9780191734380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264102.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter discusses two questions about the phenomenon of deponency. It lays out the basic case for treating the spurious antipassive (SAP) as an instance of deponency and looks at the differences ... More


Deponency and Morphological Mismatches

Matthew Baerman, Greville G. Corbett, Dunstan Brown, and Andrew Hippisley (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264102
eISBN:
9780191734380
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264102.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Deponency is a mismatch between form and function in language that was first described for Latin, where there is a group of verbs (the deponents) that are morphologically passive but syntactically ... More


Pseudo-Argument Affixes in Iwaidja and Ilgar: A Case of Deponent Subject and Object Agreement*

Nicholas Evans

in Deponency and Morphological Mismatches

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264102
eISBN:
9780191734380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264102.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter discusses a particular type of deponency that is found in several languages of the Iwaidjan family and involves pseudo-argument affixes on the verb. The chapter focuses on two closely ... More


Morphological Typology of Deponency*

Matthew Baerman

in Deponency and Morphological Mismatches

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264102
eISBN:
9780191734380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264102.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter discusses the morphological typology of deponency. It shows that the theoretical interest of deponent verbs in Latin is clear, and that morphological forms are not simply a blind ... More


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