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Introduction

Marina Chumakina

in Periphrasis: The Role of Syntax and Morphology in Paradigms

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265253
eISBN:
9780191760419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265253.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This introductory chapter defines periphrasis and briefly discusses previous studies of the phenomenon (types of periphrasis and defining criteria previously suggested). It outlines the typological ... More


Periphrasis in Archi1

Marina Chumakina

in Periphrasis: The Role of Syntax and Morphology in Paradigms

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265253
eISBN:
9780191760419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265253.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

The Nakh-Daghestanian language Archi has several types of verbal constructions: periphrases, complex predicates, and phenomena very similar to serial verb constructions. This chapter investigates ... More


Archi: Complexities of Agreement in Cross-Theoretical Perspective

Oliver Bond, Greville G. Corbett, Marina Chumakina, and Dunstan Brown (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198747291
eISBN:
9780191809705
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747291.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Language Families

Imagine how the discipline of linguistics would be if expert practitioners of different theories met in a collaborative setting to tackle the same challenging data—to test the limits of their model’s ... More


Gender–number marking in Archi: Small is complex

Marina Chumakina and Greville G. Corbett

in Understanding and Measuring Morphological Complexity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198723769
eISBN:
9780191791109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723769.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

The Nakh–Daghestanian language Archi is famous for its extensive phonological inventory and its very large paradigms, especially those for verbs. Against this background, this chapter shows that ... More


Introduction

Oliver Bond, Greville G. Corbett, and Marina Chumakina

in Archi: Complexities of Agreement in Cross-Theoretical Perspective

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198747291
eISBN:
9780191809705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747291.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Language Families

Agreement is a typologically common syntactic phenomenon that should be at the core of the design of every model of syntax. Even the straightforward examples of agreement are puzzling for ... More


Essentials of Archi grammar

Marina Chumakina, Oliver Bond, and Greville G. Corbett

in Archi: Complexities of Agreement in Cross-Theoretical Perspective

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198747291
eISBN:
9780191809705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747291.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Language Families

Archi is a Lezgic language spoken by about 1,200 people in the highlands of Daghestan. Even a brief overview of Archi phonology, morphology, and syntax reveals that the language exhibits a rich ... More


Agreement domains and targets

Oliver Bond and Marina Chumakina

in Archi: Complexities of Agreement in Cross-Theoretical Perspective

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198747291
eISBN:
9780191809705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747291.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Language Families

There are two distinct syntactic agreement domains in Archi, the noun phrase and the clause, each presenting different challenges for an account of the mechanisms underlying their behaviour. Within ... More


Competing controllers and agreement potential

Marina Chumakina and Oliver Bond

in Archi: Complexities of Agreement in Cross-Theoretical Perspective

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198747291
eISBN:
9780191809705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747291.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Language Families

Archi presents a number of challenging problems for syntactic theory as a result of the (semi-)predictable non-uniformity within the agreement system. An adequate model must account for the behaviour ... More


HPSG and the nature of agreement in Archi

Robert D. Borsley

in Archi: Complexities of Agreement in Cross-Theoretical Perspective

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198747291
eISBN:
9780191809705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747291.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Language Families

In Archi, verbs and other clausal constituents agree with an absolutive argument. Attributive adjectives, demonstratives, and possessive pronouns agree with the head noun in the nominal domain. In ... More


Agreement in Archi: An LFG perspective

Louisa Sadler

in Archi: Complexities of Agreement in Cross-Theoretical Perspective

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198747291
eISBN:
9780191809705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747291.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Language Families

In Lexical Functional Grammar (LFG), syntactic agreement is primarily modelled as sharing or co-specification of agreement features at the level of f(unctional)-structure, which represents abstract ... More


Agreement in Archi from a minimalist perspective

Maria Polinsky

in Archi: Complexities of Agreement in Cross-Theoretical Perspective

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198747291
eISBN:
9780191809705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747291.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Language Families

In Minimalist syntax, clause-level agreement is an asymmetrical connection between two elements linked via a single syntactic process, called Agree. All case and agreement licensing in Archi happens ... More


Archi as a basis for comparing different frameworks

Dunstan Brown and Peter Sells

in Archi: Complexities of Agreement in Cross-Theoretical Perspective

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198747291
eISBN:
9780191809705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747291.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Language Families

The set of agreement problems presented by Archi test the adequacy of available infrastructure in theoretical models of agreement and reveal the basic similarities that underpin different approaches. ... More


Agreement between arguments? Not really

Maria Polinsky, Nina Radkevich, and Marina Chumakina

in The Verbal Domain

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198767886
eISBN:
9780191821738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198767886.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter presents novel data from the Nakh-Dagestanian language Archi illustrating a typologically unusual phenomenon of apparent agreement between first person pronouns and absolutive-marked ... More


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