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Grammatical categorization: Subject–Auxiliary Inversion 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/9780199268511.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

A recognition of general properties of categorization can be used to illuminate the functional underpinnings of aspects of grammar that appear at first to be arbitrary syntactic facts. One such case, ... More


Quality nouns and other mass nouns

Itamar Francez and Andrew Koontz-Garboden

in Semantics and Morphosyntactic Variation: Qualities and the Grammar of Property Concepts

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198744580
eISBN:
9780191805837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744580.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter considers the relation between qualities and masses, showing that the order-theoretic difference here posited between them—qualities are ordered by a preorder called size and a ... More


On the illocutionary force of exclamatives and non-canonical questions in German and Italian

Roland Hinterhölzl and Nicola Munaro

in Expressive Meaning Across Linguistic Levels and Frameworks

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780198871217
eISBN:
9780191914225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198871217.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

On the basis of evidence from German and Italian, it is argued that non-canonical wh-questions and wh-exclamatives involve the expression of surprise about an unexpected state of affairs; however, ... More


Expressive insubordination: A cross-linguistic study on that-exclamatives

Andreas Trotzke and Xavier Villalba

in Expressive Meaning Across Linguistic Levels and Frameworks

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780198871217
eISBN:
9780191914225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198871217.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

In this chapter, the expressive speech act of so-called ‘that-exclamatives’ is compared in both Germanic and Romance languages. The chapter first points out important semantic differences between ... More


A comparison of expressives and miratives

Jessica Rett

in Expressive Meaning Across Linguistic Levels and Frameworks

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780198871217
eISBN:
9780191914225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198871217.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

There is a strong and vocal tradition of expressives being characterized as denoting conventional implicatures (Potts 2005 et seq.), and some have taken the category of expressives to include ... More


Affirmative Semantics with Negative Morphosyntax: Negative Exclamatives and the New England So AUXn’t NP/DP Construction

Jim Wood

in Micro-Syntactic Variation in North American English

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199367221
eISBN:
9780199367245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199367221.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter is an in-depth study of the New England So AUXn’t NP/DP (SAND) construction, in which a sentence like so aren’t you is truth-conditionally identical to so are you (= “You are too”). The ... More


Andalusi Arabic negators and interrogatives: Early evidence of grammatical ši

David Wilmsen

in Arabic Indefinites, Interrogatives, and Negators: A Linguistic History of Western Dialects

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780198718123
eISBN:
9780191787485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718123.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

The earliest unambiguous evidence for grammatical šī in Arabic comes in a few instances of an indefinite determiner and negator šī in the vernacular poetry and folk proverbs of Arab Spain ... More


Communicating Attitudes: Beyond the Declarative Realm

Andreas Stokke

in Lying and Insincerity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198825968
eISBN:
9780191865022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825968.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter extends the analysis of insincere language use from the last chapter to non-declarative utterances, including imperative, interrogative, and exclamative utterances. It argues that such ... More


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