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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


Causatives

Liina Pylkkänen

in Introducing Arguments

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262162548
eISBN:
9780262281980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262162548.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This chapter develops a theory about causativization. It argues that causative constructions are crosslinguistically similar in that they all involve a causative head which introduces a causing event ... More


Grammatical Function Changing Morphology

John Bowers

in Arguments as Relations

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014311
eISBN:
9780262289252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014311.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter considers languages that exhibit so-called grammatical function changing morphology, and how they can be taken into account in very simple and direct fashion in the proposed approach ... More


Causativity in Southern Peninsular Spanish

Ángel L. Jiménez-Fernández and Mercedes Tubino-Blanco

in The Syntactic Variation of Spanish Dialects

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190634797
eISBN:
9780190634827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190634797.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

The different patterns of the direct (i.e., lexical) causativization exhibited by intransitive verbs are a fundamental topic in the lexical semantics area. The possibilities and restrictions observed ... More


Introduction

Bridget Copley and Fabienne Martin

in Causation in Grammatical Structures

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199672073
eISBN:
9780191751240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199672073.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter provides an introduction to the volume and to the topics discussed in later chapters. These topics include, in the first part of the book, theories of causation, formal semantics for ... More


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