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Complex Aspectual Structure in Hindi/Urdu

MIRIAM BUTT and GILLIAN RAMCHAND

in The Syntax of Aspect: Deriving Thematic and Aspectual Interpretation

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199280445
eISBN:
9780191712845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280445.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter examines two types of complex verbal predication in Hindi/Urdu, and argues that the language internal diagnostics support a constructionalist view of lexical meaning. It first shows ... More


Causal chains and instrumental case in Hindi/Urdu

Gillian Ramchand

in Causation in Grammatical Structures

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199672073
eISBN:
9780191751240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199672073.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter revisits the licensing and interpretation of instrumental case-marked nominals in Hindi/Urdu causative constructions to argue against the hypothesis that the se-marked phrase corresponds ... More


Anti-contiguity Crosslinguistically

Jason Kandybowicz

in Anti-contiguity: A Theory of Wh- Prosody

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780197509739
eISBN:
9780197509777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197509739.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter concludes the book by considering Anti-contiguity in a cross-linguistic context. It is shown that the proposal can be successfully applied to derive asymmetries in wh- in-situ ... More


The Hindi-Urdu compound verb and its covert semantics: Births, earthquakes, meteors, and other autogenous expressions

Peter E. Hook

in Verb-Verb Complexes in Asian Languages

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198759508
eISBN:
9780191821424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759508.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families, Syntax and Morphology

The first section of this chapter shows how use of quantitative online data can shed light on the semantic and syntactic properties of the Hindi-Urdu compound verb when compared to the compound verb ... More


Verb-verb sequences in Mandarin and Hindi-Urdu

Hsin-hsin Liang and Peter E. Hook

in Verb-Verb Complexes in Asian Languages

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198759508
eISBN:
9780191821424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759508.003.0020
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families, Syntax and Morphology

While typological discussions of verb-verb sequences in the languages of Asia over the past fifty years have included data from Hindi-Urdu and Mandarin (Masica 1976; Maisak 1999; Butt 2003), detailed ... More


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