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Three‐Dimensionalist Supervenience

Thomas Sattig

in The Language and Reality of Time

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199279524
eISBN:
9780191604041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199279527.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter develops a three-dimensionalist account of temporal supervenience — the temporal-regions account — and argues that the latter shares the main virtues and avoids the main drawbacks of its ... More


The Verbal Complex in Romance: A Case Study in Grammatical Interfaces

Paola Monachesi

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199274758
eISBN:
9780191705908
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274758.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This book explores the interface between syntax and the other components of the grammar, particularly phonology, morphology, and argument structure. It contains case studies, on subjects such as ... More


Periphrasis in Archi1

Marina Chumakina

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/9780197265253.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

The Nakh-Daghestanian language Archi has several types of verbal constructions: periphrases, complex predicates, and phenomena very similar to serial verb constructions. This chapter investigates ... More


Syntax and its Interfaces: The Case of Romance Auxiliary Verbs

Paola Monachesi

in The Verbal Complex in Romance: A Case Study in Grammatical Interfaces

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199274758
eISBN:
9780191705908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274758.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter discusses the interface between syntax and argument structure. It considers a case study of a particular kind of complex predicate, that is, Romance auxiliaries. It focuses on Romanian ... More


The structure of the predicate and its place in the sentence

Diane Massam

in Niuean: Predicates and Arguments in an Isolating Language

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198793557
eISBN:
9780191835339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793557.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Language Families

This chapter focuses on the predicate in Niuean, both on its position in the VSO sentence and on its internal form. It is argued that Niuean has a configurational merge structure, with the object ... More


Argument structure and mapping theory

Mary Dalrymple, John J. Lowe, and Louise Mycock

in The Oxford Reference Guide to Lexical Functional Grammar

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198733300
eISBN:
9780191874246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198733300.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter explores argument structure and its relation to syntax, particularly concentrating on its role in determining the grammatical functions of the semantic arguments of a predicate. The ... More


Verb verb complex predicates in Old and Middle Japanese

Hirofumi Aoki and Bjarke Frellesvig

in Verb-Verb Complexes in Asian Languages

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198759508
eISBN:
9780191821424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759508.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter describes the main features of Verb Verb complex predicates in Old and Middle Japanese (8th to 16th centuries) and discusses changes that took place between Old Japanese and Modern ... More


Motion and complex predicates in LFG

Joseph Lovestrand

in Barayin Morphosyntax: A Lexical-Functional Approach

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
March 2022
ISBN:
9780198851158
eISBN:
9780191885891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851158.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter extends the s-structure analysis of Deictic SVCs in Barayin to semantically similar constructions in Choctaw (Broadwell 2000) and Wambaya (Nordlinger 2010). Both languages have morphemes ... More


Dative Subjects and Impersonals in Null-subject Languages

Hiroyuki Ura

in Japanese Syntax in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199945207
eISBN:
9780199389025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945207.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

It has been reported that all the languages with the dative subject construction (DSC) always allow the null subject of a tensed clause, but all the languages with the null-subject construction do ... More


Selection and Incorporation in Complex Predicate Formation

Mamoru Saito

in Chinese Syntax in a Cross-Linguistic Perspective

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199945658
eISBN:
9780190201104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945658.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter examines the roles of selection and chain interpretation in the formation of complex predicates. It considers lexical complex predicates in Japanese, resultative serial verbs in Edo, and ... More


Particle-verb order in Old Hungarian and complex predicates

Veronika Hegedűs

in Word Order Change

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198747307
eISBN:
9780191809712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198747307.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter examines the distribution of verbal particles in Old Hungarian, and argues that despite the word order change from SOV to SVO in Hungarian, the particle-verb order did not change because ... More


Object Clitics in Simple Tense, Complex Predicate, and Imperative Clauses

Christina Tortora

in A Comparative Grammar of Borgomanerese

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199945627
eISBN:
9780199369829
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945627.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter provides a detailed description and analysis of the syntax of complement clitics in Borgomanerese (a “generalized enclisis” dialect), which is relatively unusual in the Romance realm. ... More


Verb-Verb Complexes in Asian Languages

Taro Kageyama, Peter E. Hook, and Prashant Pardeshi (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198759508
eISBN:
9780191821424
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759508.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families, Syntax and Morphology

This volume presents a detailed survey of the systems of verb-verb complexes in Asian languages from both a synchronic and a diachronic perspective. Many Asian languages share, to a greater or lesser ... More


The matrix of verb-verb sequences in Tamil

E. Annamalai

in Verb-Verb Complexes in Asian Languages

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198759508
eISBN:
9780191821424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759508.003.0012
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families, Syntax and Morphology

Verb-Verb sequences characterize many types of grammatical constructions in Tamil. A subset of these sequences, called V-V sequences, characterize a predicate construction which is known otherwise as ... More


Conclusion

Joseph Lovestrand

in Barayin Morphosyntax: A Lexical-Functional Approach

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
March 2022
ISBN:
9780198851158
eISBN:
9780191885891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851158.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter concludes the book with a summary of the book and a consideration of its impact and the next steps for future research. The book gives an updated and holistic look at Lexical-Functional ... More


The essence of  ‘word’

Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald, R. M. W. Dixon, and Nathan M. White

in Phonological Word and Grammatical Word: A Cross-Linguistic Typology

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198865681
eISBN:
9780191898013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198865681.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter offers general background for the analysis of ‘phonological word’ and ‘grammatical word’ in a cross-linguistic perspective. It outlines the defining characteristics of phonological word ... More


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