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Perception Verbs and the Semantics of Content

Nikolas Gisborne

in The Event Structure of Perception Verbs

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199577798
eISBN:
9780191722417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577798.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter discusses listen‐class verbs and hear‐class verbs in terms of the claim that one of the building blocks of conceptual or cognitive semantics is the spatial organisation of meaning. It ... More


From ergative case marking to semantic case marking: the case of historical Basque

Gontzal Aldai

in The Typology of Semantic Alignment

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199238385
eISBN:
9780191716768
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238385.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

Tundra Nenets intransitive verbs are divided into three classes: A-verbs, B-verbs and A&B-verbs, according to their compatibility with one of the two intransitive paradigms. This chapter investigates ... More


Lecture I, 25

David Langslow

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

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198153023
eISBN:
9780191715211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198153023.003.0025
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter begins (Lectures 25–6) with a few remarks on ancient theories of tense,and a longer review of more recent work — especially on Greek and Slavic — on the distinctions between tense, ... More


Lecture I, 26

David Langslow

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

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198153023
eISBN:
9780191715211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198153023.003.0026
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter begins (Lectures 25–6) with a few remarks on ancient theories of tense, and a longer review of more recent work — especially on Greek and Slavic — on the distinctions between ... More


Lecture I, 27

David Langslow

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

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198153023
eISBN:
9780191715211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198153023.003.0027
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter begins (Lectures 25–6) with a few remarks on ancient theories of tense, and a longer review of more recent work — especially on Greek and Slavic — on the distinctions between tense, ... More


Lecture I, 28

David Langslow

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

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198153023
eISBN:
9780191715211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198153023.003.0028
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter begins (Lectures 25–6) with a few remarks on ancient theories of tense, and a longer review of more recent work — especially on Greek and Slavic — on the distinctions between tense, ... More


Lecture I, 29

David Langslow

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

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198153023
eISBN:
9780191715211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198153023.003.0029
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter begins (Lectures 25–6) with a few remarks on ancient theories of tense, and a longer review of more recent work — especially on Greek and Slavic — on the distinctions between tense, ... More


Lecture I, 30

David Langslow

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

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198153023
eISBN:
9780191715211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198153023.003.0030
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter begins (Lectures 25–6) with a few remarks on ancient theories of tense, and a longer review of more recent work — especially on Greek and Slavic — on the distinctions between tense, ... More


Lecture I, 31

David Langslow

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

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198153023
eISBN:
9780191715211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198153023.003.0031
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter begins (Lectures 25–6) with a few remarks on ancient theories of tense, and a longer review of more recent work — especially on Greek and Slavic — on the distinctions between tense, ... More


Lecture I, 32

David Langslow

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

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198153023
eISBN:
9780191715211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198153023.003.0032
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter begins (Lectures 25–6) with a few remarks on ancient theories of tense, and a longer review of more recent work — especially on Greek and Slavic — on the distinctions between tense, ... More


Lecture I, 33

David Langslow

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

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198153023
eISBN:
9780191715211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198153023.003.0033
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter begins (Lectures 25–6) with a few remarks on ancient theories of tense, and a longer review of more recent work — especially on Greek and Slavic — on the distinctions between tense, ... More


Lecture I, 34

David Langslow

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

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198153023
eISBN:
9780191715211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198153023.003.0034
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter begins (Lectures 25–6) with a few remarks on ancient theories of tense, and a longer review of more recent work — especially on Greek and Slavic — on the distinctions between tense, ... More


Lecture I, 35

David Langslow

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

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198153023
eISBN:
9780191715211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198153023.003.0035
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter begins (Lectures 25–6) with a few remarks on ancient theories of tense, and a longer review of more recent work — especially on Greek and Slavic — on the distinctions between tense, ... More


Codeswitching and the Syntax-Semantics Interface: The Role of Aspectual Features in Constraining Intrasentential Codeswitching Involving the Verb

Sílvia Milian Hita

in Grammatical Theory and Bilingual Codeswitching

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262027892
eISBN:
9780262320351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027892.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Following Minimalist and Lexical Semantics assumptions, this chapter will analyze the role played by uninterpreted aspectual or Aktionsart features (or internal temporal organization properties of ... More


The aspectual structure of events

William Croft

in Verbs: Aspect and Causal Structure

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199248582
eISBN:
9780191740657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248582.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

Chapter 2, “The aspectual structure of events”, presents a fine-grained classification of aspectual types and introduces the two-dimensional geometric representation of aspectual structure. A verb ... More


Lexical relatedness in Selkup

Andrew Spencer

in Lexical Relatedness

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199679928
eISBN:
9780191761508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679928.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter brings together many of the main themes of the book in a case study of lexical relatedness within a single language, Selkup, a Samoyedic language spoken in Siberia. Selkup has a variety ... More


The decline of ergative alignment and new developments

Eleanor Coghill

in The Rise and Fall of Ergativity in Aramaic: Cycles of Alignment Change

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198723806
eISBN:
9780191791147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723806.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Chapter 7 addresses the erosion and loss of ergative alignment, showing how this occurred via semantic alignment, whereby certain intransitive subjects (S arguments) came to align with the ergative. ... More


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