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Developments in negative and polarity-sensitive contexts from Latin to Romance

Chiara Gianollo

in Indefinites between Latin and Romance

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198812661
eISBN:
9780191850448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812661.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter explores some determining factors for the development of indefinites participating in Negative Concord from Latin to Romance (with special attention to Old French and Old Italian). In ... More


Indefinites and negation in the history of Latin

Chiara Gianollo

in Indefinites between Latin and Romance

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198812661
eISBN:
9780191850448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812661.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter is a study of Latin indefinites in direct-negation contexts. These indefinites are interesting from a theoretical point of view because of their extreme dependence on the surrounding ... More


Conclusions

Chiara Gianollo

in Indefinites between Latin and Romance

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198812661
eISBN:
9780191850448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812661.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter summarizes the main conclusions reached through the investigation of Latin indefinites and of their Romance continuations. In the case studies under analysis, the process of change ... More


A Multi-locus Analysis of Arabic Negation: Micro-variation in Southern Levantine, Gulf and Standard Arabic

Ahmad Alqassas

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474433143
eISBN:
9781474460156
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474433143.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This book studies the micro-variation in the syntax of negation of Southern Levantine, Gulf and Standard Arabic. By including new and recently published data that support key issues for the syntax of ... More


History of negation in High and Low German

Anne Breitbarth and Agnes Jäger

in Clause Structure and Word Order in the History of German

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198813545
eISBN:
9780191851414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813545.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

The expression of sentential negation follows Jespersen’s Cycle in the history of High and Low German, from a verbal clitic neg-particle (stage I) in the earliest stages of attestation via a ... More


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