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Inflectional systems

Geert Booij

in The Grammar of Words: An Introduction to Linguistic Morphology

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199226245
eISBN:
9780191710360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226245.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Languages sometimes give complex systems for the expression of inflectional properties, in which inflection classes play an essential role. An inflectional class is a set of words with the same kind ... More


Transgressing the Bounds: Subversive Enterprises Among the Puritan Elite in Massachusetts, 1630-1692

Louise A. Breen

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195138009
eISBN:
9780199834006
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195138007.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This book examines the divisions in Massachusetts over the colony's social and religious boundaries and its relationship to the transatlantic world in the period 1638–92. Central actors are leading ... More


Taylor's Edwardsian Legacy: New Haven and the Religious Culture of Evangelical America

Douglas A. Sweeney

in Nathaniel Taylor, New Haven Theology, and the Legacy of Jonathan Edwards

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195154283
eISBN:
9780199834709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195154282.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

In his conclusion, Sweeney moves beyond the usual story of Edwardsian decline to a summary of Taylor's own substantial legacy to post‐Edwardsian America. He notes that in New England, Taylor's ... More


Prologue: The Virtue of Scholarly Hope

Rodney J. Sawatsky

in Scholarship and Christian Faith: Enlarging the Conversation

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195170382
eISBN:
9780199835669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195170385.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Conservative Protestants often assume that there was a time when American higher education was controlled by Christian saints, but whose legacy was lost via the slippery slope of secularization. ... More


The Semitic case system: basic evidence and traditional reconstruction

REBECCA HASSELBACH

in Case in Semitic: Roles, Relations, and Reconstruction

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199671809
eISBN:
9780191751165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671809.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Chapter 2 (The Semitic case system: basic evidence and traditional reconstruction) provides an overview of the case systems and vestiges thereof attested throughout Semitic. Based on detailed ... More


An Old English onomasticon

Fran Colman

in The Grammar of Names in Anglo-Saxon England: The Linguistics and Culture of the Old English Onomasticon

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198701675
eISBN:
9780191771477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198701675.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This provides and discusses a sample Old English onomasticon in table form. An onomasticon includes name-elements available for activation of a name via nomination, and its placement in the lexicon ... More


Faith, Feminism, and History

Ann Braude

in The Religious History of American Women: Reimagining the Past

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831021
eISBN:
9781469605173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807867990_brekus.12
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter examines how assumptions of incompatibility between faith and feminism have distorted historical narratives about women and gender. It considers the place of feminism in American ... More


Nouns: Enmyn

in Practical Manx

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846311314
eISBN:
9781781380680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315596.003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Manx has proper nouns, common nouns and the verbnoun. Common nouns include: abstract nouns, collective nouns, actor-nouns and compound nouns. Manx nouns are either feminine or masculine, singular or ... More


Glosses on Priscian by Remigius and his Followers (Ninth and Tenth Centuries)

Rita Copeland and Ineke Sluiter (eds)

in Medieval Grammar and Rhetoric: Language Arts and Literary Theory, AD 300 -1475

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199653782
eISBN:
9780191803628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199653782.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter deals with glosses on Priscian written by Remigius, a teacher at Auxerre, and his followers around the ninth and tenth centuries. Remigius (ca. 841–908) was an active grammarian and ... More


Defining gender

Ruth Kramer

in The Morphosyntax of Gender

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199679935
eISBN:
9780191760129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679935.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

The purpose of this brief chapter is to clarify the typological definition of gender as a prelude to the cross-linguistic case studies in subsequent chapters. The chapter presents the standard ... More


The highest gender wins and the interaction of gender and declension class

Ruth Kramer

in The Morphosyntax of Gender

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199679935
eISBN:
9780191760129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679935.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter has two goals, both concerning the implications of gender features on n. First, nominals that contain multiple, stacked ns are investigated. Data is presented showing that the highest n ... More


Declension Class and the Norwegian Definite Suffix

Peter Svenonius

in The Morphosyntax-Phonology Connection: Locality and Directionality at the Interface

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190210304
eISBN:
9780190210328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190210304.003.0012
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

Some Nordic languages have three genders (e.g. Icelandic), while others have only two (e.g. Danish). Norwegian provides many examples of two and three gender dialects, allowing a microcomparative ... More


On the role of the paradigm as a marker of lexical-item formation

Fran Colman

in The Grammar of Names in Anglo-Saxon England: The Linguistics and Culture of the Old English Onomasticon

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198701675
eISBN:
9780191771477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198701675.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Chapter 8 continues with identifying lexical information entered in an onomasticon, in an analysis invoking conversion as lexical-item formation with no overt derivational signal. In an inflected ... More


Introduction

Thomas Leu

in The Architecture of Determiners

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199945238
eISBN:
9780190214876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945238.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Determiners such as this, that, every, which, no, etc., are not atomic, but internally structurally complex. The chapter argues that this complexity is the result of concatenative operations in the ... More


xAP

Thomas Leu

in The Architecture of Determiners

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199945238
eISBN:
9780190214876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945238.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

The weak/strong adjectival inflection alternation is a notorious problem in the morphosyntax of German. The chapter propose a real alternative to any previous approach. The central traits of his ... More


Case and Syncretism

Thomas Leu

in The Architecture of Determiners

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199945238
eISBN:
9780190214876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945238.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

German dative and genitive morphology exhibit a syntactic behavior that suggests that they should be categorially distinguished from nominative and accusative determiner and adjective inflection. ... More


The Persistence of Puritan Law in Massachusetts, 1660–85

William E. Nelson

in The Common Law in Colonial America: Volume III: The Chesapeake and New England, 1660–1750

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190465056
eISBN:
9780190465087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190465056.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Comparative Law

In the first twenty-five years after 1660, the governments of Charles II and James II sought to repress Puritanism and to force the Bay Colony to accept the common law. New Hampshire was split off ... More


Clericalism

Zev Eleff

in Who Rules the Synagogue?: Religious Authority and the Formation of American Judaism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190490270
eISBN:
9780190490294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190490270.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

In the wake of the transformations in religious authority that took place in the 1860s, the American rabbinate seized virtual control of American Jewish religious life. Their new challenge, however, ... More


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