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Conclusion

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/9780198808466.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter summarizes the major points developed throughout the book. The theoretical points of the syntax of events proposed in Chapter 2 are listed. The conclusions on the syntax of English and ... More


Extending the Typology II: The WITH-Possessive

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/9780262034913.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter sketches an analysis of WITH-Possessives. It is argued that the analysis of Levinson (2011) is correct in its essentials, and that Levinson’s approach can be broadened to account for ... More


The syntax and semantics of Chinese resultatives

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/9780198808466.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter investigates the syntactic derivation of Chinese resultatives. While in English resultatives the [uDiv] feature is valued with the mechanism of feature sharing, in Chinese resultatives ... More


The beginnings of a system

Peter John Glanville

in The Lexical Semantics of the Arabic Verb

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198792734
eISBN:
9780191834691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198792734.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

Chapter 8 concludes the book with a theory of how the verb patterns of Arabic have come to exist. It presents evidence from numerous studies of grammaticalization that show bound morphemes developing ... More


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