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Deponency in Latin*

Zheng Xu, Mark Aronoff, and Frank Anshen

in Deponency and Morphological Mismatches

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264102
eISBN:
9780191734380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264102.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter discusses an analysis of Latin deponents using two perspectives: a syntactico-semantic perspective and a morphological analysis. It shows that several factors play a role in predicting ... More


How Safe Are Our Analyses?

P. H. Matthews

in Deponency and Morphological Mismatches

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264102
eISBN:
9780191734380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264102.003.0012
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter discusses one view of inflectional morphology, which Stump calls ‘inferential-realizational’. It notes that the term ‘deponent’ is still used in the description of Latin and other older ... More


Morphological Typology of Deponency*

Matthew Baerman

in Deponency and Morphological Mismatches

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264102
eISBN:
9780191734380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264102.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter discusses the morphological typology of deponency. It shows that the theoretical interest of deponent verbs in Latin is clear, and that morphological forms are not simply a blind ... More


A Non-Canonical Pattern of Deponency and Its Implications*

Gregory T. Stump

in Deponency and Morphological Mismatches

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264102
eISBN:
9780191734380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264102.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter discusses a proposal of a conception of canonical dependency in language. It demonstrates that the instances of canonical dependency are prone to two very different analyses. It also ... More


Declarative Deponency: A Network Morphology Account of Morphological Mismatches

Andrew Hippisley

in Deponency and Morphological Mismatches

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264102
eISBN:
9780191734380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264102.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter discusses an account of Latin deponent verbs in Network Morphology, which is a declarative framework for writing default inheritance-based theories of the lexicon. The Network Morphology ... More


The Limits of Deponency: A Chukotko-centric Perspective*

Jonathan David Bobaljik

in Deponency and Morphological Mismatches

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264102
eISBN:
9780191734380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264102.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter discusses two questions about the phenomenon of deponency. It lays out the basic case for treating the spurious antipassive (SAP) as an instance of deponency and looks at the differences ... More


Slouching Towards Deponency: A Family of Mismatches in the Bantu Verb Stem*

Jeff Good

in Deponency and Morphological Mismatches

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264102
eISBN:
9780191734380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264102.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter discusses some morphological idiosyncrasies that involve the four Bantu verbal suffixes. The terms passivization and applicativization are used in the chapter to refer to abstract ... More


Lecture I, 22

David Langslow

in Jacob Wackernagel, Lectures on Syntax: With Special Reference to Greek, Latin, and Germanic

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198153023
eISBN:
9780191715211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198153023.003.0022
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

After an introduction to the basic categories of grammatical voice, and the associated terminology, this chapter discusses first (Lectures 21–2) differences of meaning between active and middle forms ... More


Lecture I, 23

David Langslow

in Jacob Wackernagel, Lectures on Syntax: With Special Reference to Greek, Latin, and Germanic

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198153023
eISBN:
9780191715211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198153023.003.0023
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

After an introduction to the basic categories of grammatical voice,and the associated terminology, this chapter discusses first (Lectures 21–2) differences of meaning between active and middle forms ... More


Lecture I, 24

David Langslow

in Jacob Wackernagel, Lectures on Syntax: With Special Reference to Greek, Latin, and Germanic

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198153023
eISBN:
9780191715211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198153023.003.0024
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

After an introduction to the basic categories of grammatical voice, and the associated terminology,this chapter discusses first (Lectures 21–2) differences of meaning between active and middle forms ... More


Multiple object positions and how to diagnose them

Lieven Danckaert

in The Development of Latin Clause Structure: A Study of the Extended Verb Phrase

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198759522
eISBN:
9780191820243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759522.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter addresses the question of which syntactic environment constitutes the most reliable source of information on variable object placement in Latin. The relevance of this question is ... More


VOAux: A typologically rare word order pattern

Lieven Danckaert

in The Development of Latin Clause Structure: A Study of the Extended Verb Phrase

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198759522
eISBN:
9780191820243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759522.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

The starting point of this chapter is the observation that the diachrony of the OV/VO alternation is very different in clauses with a head-final (VPAux) and a head-initial (AuxVP) T-projection. ... More


The development of BE-periphrases

Lieven Danckaert

in The Development of Latin Clause Structure: A Study of the Extended Verb Phrase

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198759522
eISBN:
9780191820243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759522.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

The sixth and final chapter of this book deals with word order in Latin BE-periphrases. It is first shown that the unexpected Late Latin preference for the head-final order ‘past participle–esse’ is ... More


Active/passive, reflexivity, and intransitivization

Harm Pinkster

in The Oxford Latin Syntax: Volume 1: The Simple Clause

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780199283613
eISBN:
9780191816734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283613.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Historical Linguistics

In this chapter three uses of the verbs that are normally treated in different chapters are discussed together. It is shown that from a semantic point of view the passive, reflexive, and intransitive ... More


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