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The Phrase-structural Diversity of Periphrasis: A Lexicalist Account

Olivier Bonami and Gert Webelhuth

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/9780197265253.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Periphrastic constructions in related and well-studied languages such as English, German, and French exhibit significant diversity in their syntactic structure. In English the main verb combines with ... More


Relatedness in Periphrasis: A Paradigm-based Perspective

Gergana Popova and Andrew Spencer

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/9780197265253.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Bulgarian has several relevant verbal constructions, and this chapter concentrates on those where one instance of periphrasis is embedded within another. For example, the (periphrastic) future ... More


Discontinuous Dependencies

Peter W. Culicover and Ray Jackendoff

in Simpler Syntax

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199271092
eISBN:
9780191709418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271092.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

As with passive and raising, the case for a non-movement approach to discontinuous dependencies has been under active development for many years, with the most extensive contributions occurring ... More


Feature geometry and predictions of locality

Ivan A. Sag

in Features: Perspectives on a Key Notion in Linguistics

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199577743
eISBN:
9780191722844
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577743.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter argues that grammar is a set of local constraints. The Sign‐Based Construction Grammar architecture is feature‐based and model‐theoretic, utilizing constructs (mother–daughter ... More


The Framework

Paola Monachesi

in The Verbal Complex in Romance: A Case Study in Grammatical Interfaces

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199274758
eISBN:
9780191705908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274758.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter gives a brief overview of the fundamental assumptions behind Head-driven Phrase Structure Grammar (HPSG), adopted to formalize the evaluations of the different phenomena presented in ... 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


Word Meaning and Syntax: Approaches to the Interface

Stephen Wechsler

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199279883
eISBN:
9780191757563
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279883.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

The interface between word meaning and syntax is among the most controversial and elusive problems in contemporary linguistics. This book approaches the interface from both sides of the relation, and ... 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


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


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


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