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Finiteness in gapping

Sophie Repp

in Negation in Gapping

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199543601
eISBN:
9780191715587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543601.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

Chapter 5 delivers a new semantic definition of gapping: it is the referential anchoring of a sentence which is elided in the second conjunct of a gapping sentence. It shows that gapping does not ... More


Finiteness and subordination

John M. Anderson

in The Substance of Language Volume I: The Domain of Syntax

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199608317
eISBN:
9780191732034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608317.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Phonetics / Phonology

This chapter examines various constructions types and their relationship to finiteness. Certain constructions, such as ‘indirect questions’ and relatives, are demoted finites: the properties that ... More


The Future in Greek: From Ancient to Medieval

Theodore Markopoulos

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199539857
eISBN:
9780191716317
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199539857.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Historical Linguistics

This book investigates the development of three future‐referring constructions in Greek, namely “μέλλω / œχω / θέλω + Infinitive / complement clause” in the classical (5th–4th c. BC), the ... More


Subjects on the Edge

Anna Roussou

in The Complementizer Phase: Subjects and Operators

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199584352
eISBN:
9780191594526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584352.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter argues that: a) ‘infinitival’ to is a locative (like prepositional to) which takes a verbal complement and introduces an unrealized subject (EPP) with a variable interpretation (control, ... More


APPROXIMATION OF FREE-DISCONTINUITY PROBLEMS

Andrea Braides

in Gamma-Convergence for Beginners

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198507840
eISBN:
9780191709890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198507840.003.0009
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

Various types of approximations of free-discontinuity energies, in particular the Mumford-Shah functional, are given: the Ambrosio-Tortorelli approximation via elliptic functionals with an additional ... More


From non-finite to finite subordination: The history of embedded clauses1

Júlia Bácskai-Atkári and Éva DéKány

in The Evolution of Functional Left Peripheries in Hungarian Syntax

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198709855
eISBN:
9780191780165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198709855.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter surveys the history of embedded clauses. We hypothesize that the unwritten Proto-Hungarian was an SOV language with unmarked objects. By the emergence of linguistic records in Old ... More


Jacob Wackernagel, Lectures on Syntax: With Special Reference to Greek, Latin, and Germanic

David Langslow (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198153023
eISBN:
9780191715211
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198153023.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book offers an English version of two series of highly-acclaimed introductory lectures given by the Swiss linguist and classical philologist Jacob Wackernagel (1853–1938) at the University of ... More


Verb Movement and Clause Structure in Old Romanian

Virginia Hill and Gabriela Alboiu

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198736509
eISBN:
9780191800290
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198736509.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

The book provides a formal analysis of root and complement clauses in Old Romanian. The emphasis falls on the typological mixture of Balkan syntactic patterns (e.g. the generalized subjunctive ... More


Non‐finite Forms, Periphrases, and Autonomous Morphology in Latin and Romance 1

Nigel Vincent

in Morphological Autonomy: Perspectives From Romance Inflectional Morphology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199589982
eISBN:
9780191728884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589982.003.0020
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Historical Linguistics

This chapter considers the place of ‘pure’ morphology in the analysis of periphrastic members of paradigms, making particular reference to the Latin participles in ‐urus, ‐tus, and ‐ns and their ... More


Verbal Complexes and the Syntax of IPP-Complements

Roland Hinterhölzl

in Scrambling, Remnant Movement, and Restructuring in West Germanic

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195308211
eISBN:
9780199867318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195308211.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter examines the formation of verb clusters and investigates the positions that are relevant for licensing non-finite verbs. It assesses different types of data from the West Germanic ... More


On negation, tense, and participles in Finnic and Sámi

Marit Julien

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/9780199687923.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

In Finnic, and in some varieties of ámi, the tense marking in negated clauses has gone from being marked on the negative auxiliary to being marked on the main verb. In the negated past tense, this ... More


Documenting Raising and Control in Moro

Peter Jenks and Sharon Rose

in Africa's Endangered Languages: Documentary and Theoretical Approaches

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190256340
eISBN:
9780190256364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190256340.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter details classes of raising and control predicates in Moro and the different types of clausal complements for which these predicates select. It is demonstrated that Moro allows raising ... More


Clausal complementation

Adam Ledgeway

in The Oxford Guide to the Romance Languages

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199677108
eISBN:
9780191808821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677108.003.0063
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families, Historical Linguistics

The main goal of this chapter is to provide a descriptive and critical overview of the some of the most striking and interesting problems and questions related to issues in Romance complementation ... More


Psychological Distress

Elizabeth Beck, Sarah Britto, and Arlene Andrews

in In the Shadow of Death: Restorative Justice and Death Row Families

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195179415
eISBN:
9780199893799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179415.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

This chapter examines the psychological distress associated with a death sentence. Sixty-three percent of the sample of interviewees indicated that they had been diagnosed with depression and that ... More


Other Romance varieties

Norma Schifano

in Verb Movement in Romance: A Comparative Study

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198804642
eISBN:
9780191842863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804642.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Chapter 3 extends the investigation of verb placement to other Romance varieties, in order to expand the macro- and micro-typologies identified in Chapter 2. It starts with a description of the ... More


Latin word classes and inflectional categories

Harm Pinkster

in The Oxford Latin Syntax: Volume 1: The Simple Clause

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780199283613
eISBN:
9780191816734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283613.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Historical Linguistics

This chapter is intended to provide those who are not well acquainted with Latin with an overview of the main Latin word classes and their morphology. It is divided into three sections: (i) nominal ... More


Morphosyntax1

Karen P. Corrigan

in Irish English, Volume 1 - Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748634286
eISBN:
9780748671441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634286.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

There has been much recent discussion of the extent to which features occurring in English vernaculars are either ‘global’ and thus shared across varieties or else ‘local’ and therefore ... More


Romance varieties of the Italian peninsula

Norma Schifano

in Verb Movement in Romance: A Comparative Study

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198804642
eISBN:
9780191842863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804642.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Chapter 2 investigates the differing patterns of verb placement attested across a selection of varieties of the Italian peninsula. After a description of the placement of the present indicative verb ... More


Even and the Northern Tungusic languages

Brigitte Pakendorf and Natalia Aralova

in The Oxford Guide to the Transeurasian Languages

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198804628
eISBN:
9780191842849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804628.003.0019
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter provides a concise structural overview of the three Northern Tungusic languages spoken in the Russian Federation, namely Even, Evenki, and Negidal. Even and Evenki are spoken by people ... More


Fragments: Oriental Spirit, Logic, and Right

Aakash Singh Rathore and Rimina Mohapatra

in Hegel's India: A Reinterpretation, with Texts

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199468270
eISBN:
9780199087464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199468270.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, General

Hegel's first foray into the oriental world is apparent in a text entitled “Oriental Spirit”. The fragment clearly links one central preoccupation of Hegel's extended treatment of India in The ... More


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