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Voice and Causatives

Julie Anne Legate

in Voice and v: Lessons from Acehnese

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262028141
eISBN:
9780262320559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028141.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter argues for a distinction between VoiceP and vP, whereby VoiceP introduces the external argument, is the source of accusative case, and is the locus of voice in the clause, while vP ... More


The Micro-Comparative Syntax of Possession in Quechua

Neil Myler

in Building and Interpreting Possession Sentences

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034913
eISBN:
9780262336130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034913.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

The approach of this book makes two important predictions different from those of the Freeze/Kayne tradition: (a.) possession constructions can vary in the place in the structure where the possessor ... More


Encoding applied arguments

Xuhui Hu

in Encoding Events: Functional Structure and Variation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198808466
eISBN:
9780191846069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808466.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter applies the theoretical framework of events to the study of non-core arguments. The applied argument in the symmetric applicative construction is introduced by a PP. This PP serves as ... More


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