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Gradience and auxiliary selection in Old Catalan and Old Spanish

Jaume Mateu

in Historical Syntax and Linguistic Theory

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199560547
eISBN:
9780191721267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560547.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Historical Linguistics

Gradience has often been identified as an important factor of linguistic change. A lexical‐syntactic explanation of Sorace's (2000, 2004) gradients in auxiliary selection with intransitive verbs is ... More


The Arabic component of the Spanish lexicon

Steven N. Dworkin

in A History of the Spanish Lexicon: A Linguistic Perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199541140
eISBN:
9780191741395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541140.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Language Families

This chapter begins with an overview of the introduction of Arabic into the Iberian Peninsula in the early eighth century, the sociolinguistic nature of the resulting contact situation, and problems ... More


Parameters in Old Romance word order 1: A comparative minimalist analysis

Guido Mensching

in Parameter Theory and Linguistic Change

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199659203
eISBN:
9780191745188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659203.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

This chapter examines medieval Romance word order patterns concentrating on XP-V-subject and Aux-XP-V-participle. It argues both patterns are related to each other in that the latter overtly shows ... More


Old Spanish

Sam Wolfe

in Verb Second in Medieval Romance

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198804673
eISBN:
9780191842887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804673.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter engages with recent criticism of Spanish’s status as a V2 language, suggesting that the criticism is ill-founded and arguing that it was a relatively strict V2 language, showing a ... More


A Guide to Old Spanish

Steven N. Dworkin

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780199687312
eISBN:
9780191767081
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199687312.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

This book describes the linguistic structures that constitute Medieval or Old Spanish as preserved in texts written prior to the beginning of the sixteenth century. It emphasizes those structures ... More


Indigenous Landowners and Native Ingenuity on the Borderlands of Northern Mexico

Lisbeth Haas

in Saints and Citizens: Indigenous Histories of Colonial Missions and Mexican California

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780520276468
eISBN:
9780520956742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520276468.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter argues that a greater differentiation of indigenous lives and circumstances took place along the coast in the Mexican era, especially after 1834, and people could claim citizenship or ... More


Verb Second in Medieval Romance

Sam Wolfe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198804673
eISBN:
9780191842887
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804673.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This book provides the first book-length study of the controversial subject of Verb Second and related properties in a range of Medieval Romance languages. Both qualitative and quantitative data are ... More


North America III: West of the Rockies

Peter Mitchell

in Horse Nations: The Worldwide Impact of the Horse on Indigenous Societies Post-1492

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198703839
eISBN:
9780191916762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198703839.003.0011
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter looks at three more regions of North America: the Columbia Plateau and adjacent areas of the Pacific Northwest Coast; the Great Basin; and California. It also focuses on three main ... More


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