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The evolution of inherent Case in the diachrony of Greek

Dimitris Michelioudakis

in Syntax over Time: Lexical, Morphological, and Information-Structural Interactions

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199687923
eISBN:
9780191767319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687923.003.0012
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Despite the loss of the dative as a morphologically distinct case in Greek, dative arguments still display a syntactic behaviour befitting inherently Case‐marked arguments. Nevertheless, there are ... More


Leftward Stylistic Displacement (LSD) in Medieval French

Marie Labelle and Paul Hirschbühler

in Micro-change and Macro-change in Diachronic Syntax

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198747840
eISBN:
9780191810732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198747840.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

It is argued that, contrary to recent analyses, there was no stylistic fronting of the Icelandic type in Medieval French but a number of leftward stylistic displacements (LSD). The arguments against ... More


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