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Periphrasis and Possible Lexemes1

Greville G. Corbett

in Periphrasis: The Role of Syntax and Morphology in Paradigms

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265253
eISBN:
9780191760419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265253.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Periphrasis can be investigated for the ways in which it splits the paradigms of lexemes (into periphrastic and non-periphrastic parts); this is done in the context of other morphological phenomena ... More


Sexual selection

Graham Bell

in Selection: The Mechanism of Evolution

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780198569725
eISBN:
9780191717741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198569725.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

There is good but not conclusive evidence that sex is indirectly selected because it facilitates adaptation, and in particular adaptation to coevolving antagonists. Competition for sexual partners ... More


Failing One’s Obligations: Defectiveness in Rumantsch Reflexes* of DĒBĒRE

Stephen R. Anderson

in Defective Paradigms: Missing Forms and What They Tell Us

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264607
eISBN:
9780191734366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264607.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter examines the Surmiran dialect which is a form of Swiss Rumantsch. Surmiran is a Romance language which is one of the spoken languages in the canton of Graubünden in Switzerland. The ... More


Intergovernmental Institutionalization in Canada

Nicole Bolleyer

in Intergovernmental Cooperation: Rational Choices in Federal Systems and Beyond

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199570607
eISBN:
9780191721953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570607.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, European Union

This chapter starts out with an assessment of the country-specific literatures on Canadian, Swiss, and US federalism and reveals essential gaps each literature has developed. It provides a ... More


Lexicon versus Syntax *: Evidence from Morphological Causatives

Julia Horvath and Tal Siloni

in Lexical Semantics, Syntax, and Event Structure

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199544325
eISBN:
9780191720536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544325.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

The chapter empirically sorts out morphological alternations often grouped together under the label causativization. A careful analysis of Japanese versus Hungarian morphological causatives reveals ... More


Overview

Adele Goldberg

in Constructions at Work: The Nature of Generalization in Language

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199268511
eISBN:
9780191708428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268511.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

Observations about particular linguistic constructions have shaped our understanding of both particular languages and the nature of language itself. But only recently has a new theoretical approach ... More


Surface generalizations 1

Adele Goldberg

in Constructions at Work: The Nature of Generalization in Language

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199268511
eISBN:
9780191708428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268511.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

Since the earliest days of generative grammar, there has existed a strong tendency to consider one construction in relation to a particular rough paraphrase. Initially, this was a result of the ... More


Proto-Germanic

Don Ringe

in A History of English: From Proto-Indo-European to Proto-Germanic

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199284139
eISBN:
9780191712562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199284139.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

This chapter is a grammatical sketch of Proto-Germanic, parallel to the sketch of Proto-Indo-European in Chapter 2. The section on phonology discusses the Verner’s Law alternation; automatic vocalic ... More


Context-Sensitive Spell-Out and Adjacency

Peter Ackema and Ad Neeleman

in Beyond Morphology: Interface Conditions on Word Formation

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199267286
eISBN:
9780191708312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267286.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter focuses on another aspect of the relationship between the syntactic and phonological macromodules, namely the phenomenon that the morphology of an element can depend on whether it is ... More


Genitive Case, Word Order in DP, and Objects of Non-Finite Verbs

Ian G. Roberts

in Principles and Parameters in a VSO Language: A Case Study in Welsh

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195168211
eISBN:
9780199788453
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168211.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter analyses the other principal instances of non-mutated argument DPs aside from the subject of the finite clause. The main purpose is to complete the picture of argument-licensing ... More


Bilingualism as Interactional Practices

Joseph Gafaranga

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748675951
eISBN:
9781474430463
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748675951.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Research in code-switching, undertaken against the backdrop of very negative attitudes towards the concurrent use of two or more languages within the same conversation, has traditionally been geared ... More


Phrase Structure and Verb Classes

D. Gary Miller

in Language Change and Linguistic Theory, Volume II: Morphological, Syntactic, and Typological Change

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199583430
eISBN:
9780191595288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583430.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter introduces the theoretical points and verb classes presupposed in other chapters. It can be ignored by those familiar with generative theory. Lexical and functional structure are ... More


Partisan Governments, Centrist Preferences: Resolving the Paradox of Party Representation

Ian Budge, Hans Keman, Michael McDonald, and Paul Pennings

in Organizing Democratic Choice: Party Representation Over Time

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199654932
eISBN:
9780191741685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654932.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter draws on the validated theory to resolve a central paradox of modern representative democracy – that is, how a system that works on the basis of partisan conflict and rewards one extreme ... More


China and Alterity

Charles Forsdick

in Victor Segalen and the Aesthetics of Diversity: Journeys between Cultures

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198160144
eISBN:
9780191673795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198160144.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Whereas Victor Segalen's representation of Tahiti had been a reaction to a specifically utopian strand in the French imaginary, with the introduction ... More


Representation as Process

Ian Budge, Hans Keman, Michael McDonald, and Paul Pennings

in Organizing Democratic Choice: Party Representation Over Time

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199654932
eISBN:
9780191741685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654932.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Traditional treatments of the party mandate – indeed of the representative process in general – have tended to see it as operating one election at a time. This book innovates by viewing ... More


Representation Over Time: Empowering Both Plurality and Median Voter Preferences Through Policy Inertia—A Model and Simulation

Ian Budge, Hans Keman, Michael McDonald, and Paul Pennings

in Organizing Democratic Choice: Party Representation Over Time

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199654932
eISBN:
9780191741685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654932.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter searches for conditions that make responsive and neutral representation possible over time despite some degree of incongruence with popular preferences in the short run. That search ... More


The First Myth of ‘Or’

R. E. Jennings

in The Genealogy of Disjunction

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195075243
eISBN:
9780199852970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195075243.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter talks about how philosophers define and use the word ‘or’ and how the word ‘or’ has undergone changes in modification. The notion of logical form does not apply straightforwardly to ... More


The Second Myth of ‘Or’

R. E. Jennings

in The Genealogy of Disjunction

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195075243
eISBN:
9780199852970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195075243.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter describes the second myth. The second myth can be described as cheerful handmaiden to the first, and, perhaps because of its classical hearkening, has an undeniable charm. Some ... More


A Note on Paradigm Uniformity and Priority of the Root

Suzanne Urbanczyk

in Paradigms in Phonological Theory

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199267712
eISBN:
9780191708213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267712.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

This chapter examines a number of alternations, showing that paradigm uniformity effects obtain for the object agreement paradigm. The emergence of the root vowel with perfective stems is shown to be ... More


Conclusion: Shadow and Act Redux

Ivy G. Wilson

in Specters of Democracy: Blackness and the Aesthetics of Politics in the Antebellum U.S.

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195337372
eISBN:
9780199896929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337372.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This concluding chapter extends the book's readings of aurality and visuality over a wide-range of late 20th-century African American cultural production including works by hip hop artists Common and ... More


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