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At the Syntax-Pragmatics Interface: Verbal Underspecification and Concept Formation in Dynamic Syntax

Lutz Marten

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199250639
eISBN:
9780191719479
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250639.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

This book develops a new analysis of the interpretation of verb phrases and VP adjunction by arguing that the lexical subcategorization information of verbs is systematically underspecified and is ... More


Adjunction and 3D phrase structure: A study of Norwegian adverbials

Tor A. Åfarli

in The Sound Patterns of Syntax

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199556861
eISBN:
9780191722271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199556861.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Phonetics / Phonology

The distributional flexibility shown by adverbials in Norwegian is explained by assuming a 3D phrase structure where adverbials originate in the third dimension and are “bent” into the ... More


Is free postverbal order in Hungarian a syntactic or a PF phenomenon? *

Katalin É. Kiss

in The Sound Patterns of Syntax

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199556861
eISBN:
9780191722271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199556861.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Phonetics / Phonology

The paper argues that the free postverbal order of the Hungarian sentence cannot be either the result of random base‐generation, or the result of syntactic Scrambling or flattening. It is a PF ... More


What is log terminal?

Osamu Fujino

in Flips for 3-folds and 4-folds

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198570615
eISBN:
9780191717703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570615.003.0003
Subject:
Mathematics, Geometry / Topology

This chapter introduces, compares, and discusses several flavours of log terminal singularities of pairs, with motivation and counterexamples. The chapter contains a careful treatment of the ... More


Kodaira's canonical bundle formula and adjunction

János Kollár

in Flips for 3-folds and 4-folds

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198570615
eISBN:
9780191717703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570615.003.0008
Subject:
Mathematics, Geometry / Topology

If (X,B) is a log canonical pair, it is natural to study the locus nklt(X,B) of points where the pair is not klt. In particular, this chapter proves Kawamata's adjunction formula: if W is an ... More


Correlative clause features in Sanskrit and Hindi/Urdu *

Alice Davison

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/9780199560547.003.0016
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Historical Linguistics

Correlatives in early Sanskrit are far less restricted in syntax and interpretation than in modern Hindi. In Sanskrit, correlatives were paratactically adjoined to CP. Changes in CP structure, the ... More


Adverbials and depictives as restrictors

Thomas Müller-Bardey

in Secondary Predication and Adverbial Modification: The Typology of Depictives

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199272266
eISBN:
9780191709975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272266.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter suggests a model to describe depictives and different kinds of adverbials in terms of their ability to be restrictive in quantificational relations. A comparison of depictives and manner ... More


Introduction

LUTZ MARTEN

in At the Syntax-Pragmatics Interface: Verbal Underspecification and Concept Formation in Dynamic Syntax

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199250639
eISBN:
9780191719479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250639.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter introduces the topics of verb phrase adjunction and verbal subcategorization and relates these to the relevant linguistics literature. It discusses in particular previous attempts to ... More


Outline of a notional grammar

John M. Anderson

in The Substance of Language Volume I: The Domain of Syntax

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199608317
eISBN:
9780191732034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608317.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Phonetics / Phonology

The notional grammar described here accepts the extralinguistic groundedness of both syntactic categories and the structures that they project in terms of their valency/subcategorization. The ... More


Categories

Niles Johnson and Donald Yau

in 2-Dimensional Categories

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198871378
eISBN:
9780191914850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198871378.003.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Geometry / Topology

In this chapter, categories are defined, and basic concepts are reviewed. Starting from the definitions of a category, a functor, and a natural transformation, the chapter reviews limits, ... More


Adjunctions and Monads

Niles Johnson and Donald Yau

in 2-Dimensional Categories

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198871378
eISBN:
9780191914850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198871378.003.0006
Subject:
Mathematics, Geometry / Topology

In this chapter, adjunctions and monads in 2-/bicategories are defined and discussed, along with their basic properties and examples. This includes the internal theory of mates, adjoint equivalences, ... More


Modal Types

David Corfield

in Modal Homotopy Type Theory: The Prospect of a New Logic for Philosophy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198853404
eISBN:
9780191888069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198853404.003.0004
Subject:
Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

Modal logic flourished throughout the twentieth century. Kripke provided a semantics in terms of possible world recognized by mathematicians to be an example of varying sets. This allows a ... More


A Category Theory Explanation for Systematicity: Universal Constructions

Steven Phillips and William H. Wilson

in The Architecture of Cognition: Rethinking Fodor and Pylyshyn's Systematicity Challenge

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780262027236
eISBN:
9780262322461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027236.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

A theory of cognitive architecture should explain why systematicity is a necessary, not just possible consequence of the theory's core principles and base assumptions, without relying on arbitrary ... More


Scalars, Monads, and Categories

Dion Coumans and Bart Jacobs

in Quantum Physics and Linguistics: A Compositional, Diagrammatic Discourse

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199646296
eISBN:
9780191747847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646296.003.0007
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

This chapter describes interrelations between: algebraic structure on sets of scalars, properties of monads associated with such sets of scalars, and structure in categories (especially Lawvere ... More


In Defence of Head Movement: Evidence from Bantu

Jochen Zeller

in Diagnosing Syntax

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199602490
eISBN:
9780191757297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199602490.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter discusses data from the Bantu languages Shona and Kinyarwanda which provide evidence that head movement operations form part of narrow syntax. First, it is argued that a head movement ... More


Adjuncts Within Words and Complex Heads *

Glyne Piggott and Lisa Demena Travis

in Syntax and its Limits

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199683239
eISBN:
9780191763212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683239.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

If one assumes that the layers of morphology mirrors the hierarchy of syntax and that there is a correlation between phonological and syntactic cycles, then the treatment of vowels in hiatus (i.e., ... More


P-Words

D. Gary Miller

in The Oxford Gothic Grammar

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198813590
eISBN:
9780191851438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813590.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

P-words encompass prepositions, particles, and prefixes. The cases associated with each preposition (P) are determined partly lexically and partly syntactically. Because of the ... More


New patterns of derivation

D. Gary Miller

in English Lexicogenesis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199689880
eISBN:
9780191770371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689880.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter is about particles in word formation. English is nearly alone in attaching suffixes to particles, as in get-at-able, march-through-ee, fixer-upper, and (plural) knock-out-s. For the ... More


Remnant-internal relativization

Adriana Cardoso

in Portuguese Relative Clauses in Synchrony and Diachrony

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198723783
eISBN:
9780191791123
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198723783.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Chapter 2 investigates a specific configuration (dubbed “remnant-internal relativization”) in which the head noun and some modifier/complement related to it appear discontinuously (as in the ... More


Nested phase interpretation and the PIC

Heather Newell (ed.)

in The Structure of Words at the Interfaces

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198778264
eISBN:
9780191823770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198778264.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter investigates phonological, morphological, and syntactic phenomena, aiming to demonstrate that the Phase Impenetrability Condition (Chomsky 2001) is epiphenomenal. The chapter therefore ... More


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