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Introduction

John J. Lowe

in Transitive Nouns and Adjectives: Evidence from Early Indo-Aryan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198793571
eISBN:
9780191835353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793571.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter sets out the theoretical and empirical bases of the work. It introduces transitivity as a linguistic concept, as well as the categories of ‘agent noun’ and ‘action noun’. Semantic and ... More


Typological and theoretical implications

John J. Lowe

in Transitive Nouns and Adjectives: Evidence from Early Indo-Aryan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198793571
eISBN:
9780191835353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793571.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter briefly considers the evidence for transitive nouns and adjectives in early Indo-Aryan in both a typological and a theoretical perspective. The fact that most transitive nouns and ... More


Transitive Nouns and Adjectives: Evidence from Early Indo-Aryan

John J. Lowe

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198793571
eISBN:
9780191835353
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793571.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

This book explores the wealth of evidence from early Indo-Aryan for the existence of transitive nouns and adjectives, a rare linguistic phenomenon which, according to some categorizations of word ... More


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