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Conclusion

Seth Cable

in The Grammar of Q: Q-Particles, Wh-Movement, and Pied-Piping

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195392265
eISBN:
9780199866526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195392265.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Some future applications of the ‘Q-based account’ are explored. First, types of A-bar movement other than wh-fronting are discussed. Q-based analyses of these movement-types are proposed, some of ... More


Relativization as a Case of Relabeling

Carlo Cecchetto and Caterina Donati

in (Re)labeling

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028721
eISBN:
9780262327220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028721.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Chapter 3 is devoted to relativization structures, which indeed represent a traditional labeling puzzle, since relatives are clauses but they have a nominal distribution. The switch from being a ... More


Varieties of Greek relative clause

Philomen Probert

in Early Greek Relative Clauses

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198713821
eISBN:
9780191790362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198713821.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter 6 introduces the actual relative clause constructions of Greek. The main constructions are: (i) postnominal relative clauses: a noun (traditionally the ‘antecedent’) is in some way modified ... More


Forays into early Greek relative clauses in non-epic genres

Philomen Probert

in Early Greek Relative Clauses

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198713821
eISBN:
9780191790362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198713821.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter 8 surveys the relative clauses of early non-hexameter texts. After summarizing an earlier study by the author on Mycenaean headings it turns to early alphabetic inscriptions; Anaximander; ... More


Headless Relative Clauses in Matlatzinca

Enrique L. Palancar and Leonardo Carranza Martínez

in Headless Relative Clauses in Mesoamerican Languages

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780197518373
eISBN:
9780197518410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197518373.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Lexicography

In this chapter, a rich array of headless relative clauses in Matlatzinca (Atzincan, Oto-Pamean, Oto-Manguean; Mexico) is presented, mainly based on the patterns found in a corpus of natural data ... More


Matters of case

Philomen Probert

in Early Greek Relative Clauses

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198713821
eISBN:
9780191790362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198713821.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter 7 introduces several problems concerning the case of the relative pronoun and of the ‘antecedent’, beginning with attractio inversa (in traditional terms, attraction of the antecedent into ... More


How does Homer choose between inherently maximalizing constructions?

Philomen Probert

in Early Greek Relative Clauses

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198713821
eISBN:
9780191790362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198713821.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter 10 considers how Homer chooses between different inherently maximalizing constructions. The usual inherently maximalizing construction is again the free relative clause, but the use of ... More


Cretan inscriptions to 400 BC

Philomen Probert

in Early Greek Relative Clauses

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198713821
eISBN:
9780191790362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198713821.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter 13 considers relative clauses from Cretan alphabetic inscriptions up to the end of the fifth century BC. The relevant texts are all prescriptive, and inherently maximalizing relative clauses ... More


Introducing Headless Relative Clauses and the Findings from Mesoamerican Languages

Ivano Caponigro

in Headless Relative Clauses in Mesoamerican Languages

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780197518373
eISBN:
9780197518410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197518373.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Lexicography

This introductory chapter pursues several goals. First, it introduces the characters at the center of the volume: both the main characters, i.e., varieties of headless relative clauses, and the ... More


Headless Relative Clauses in Q'anjob'al

Eladio Mateo Toledo (B’alam)

in Headless Relative Clauses in Mesoamerican Languages

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780197518373
eISBN:
9780197518410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197518373.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Lexicography

This chapter presents the first ever description and analysis of headless relative constructions in Q’anjob’al, a Mayan language spoken in Guatemala. It focuses on headless relative clauses (which ... More


Epistemic Indefinites: Exploring Modality Beyond the Verbal Domain

Luis Alonso-Ovalle and Paula Menéndez-Benito (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199665297
eISBN:
9780191779732
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665297.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Theoretical Linguistics

Within formal semantics, research on the expression of modality in natural language has traditionally focused on verbs. This book brings together novel work on the semantics and pragmatics of some ... More


Headless Relative Clauses in Tseltalan

Gilles Polian and Judith Aissen

in Headless Relative Clauses in Mesoamerican Languages

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780197518373
eISBN:
9780197518410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197518373.003.0012
Subject:
Linguistics, Lexicography

This chapter investigates headless relative clauses in Tseltal and Tsotsil, languages which make up the Tseltalan branch of Western Mayan. Headless relatives introduced by wh- interrogative ... More


Headless Relative Clauses in Acazulco Otomi

Néstor Hernández-Green

in Headless Relative Clauses in Mesoamerican Languages

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780197518373
eISBN:
9780197518410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197518373.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Lexicography

This chapter describes two types of headless relative clauses in Acazulco Otomi: free relative clauses and light-headed relative clauses. Interrogative and headed relative constructions are briefly ... More


Headless Relative Clauses in Iliatenco Me'phaa

Philip T. Duncan and Harold Torrence

in Headless Relative Clauses in Mesoamerican Languages

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780197518373
eISBN:
9780197518410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197518373.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Lexicography

This chapter documents the morpho-syntactic and semantic properties of headless relative clauses in a variety of Meꞌphaa spoken in Iliatenco, Guerrero, Mexico. Meꞌphaa possesses four types of ... More


From [o[que]] to [o que] in Brazilian Portuguese Free Relatives: A diachronic view

Paulo Medeiros Junior

in The Morphosyntax of Portuguese and Spanish in Latin America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190465889
eISBN:
9780190465919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190465889.003.0013
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Brazilian Portuguese Free Relative clauses have been analyzed uniformly as DP structures in which a silent D selects a CP, and the wh-word heading these constructions have been analyzed as a ... More


Headless Relative Clauses in Chuj

Justin Royer

in Headless Relative Clauses in Mesoamerican Languages

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780197518373
eISBN:
9780197518410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197518373.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Lexicography

This chapter explores various types of headless relative clause constructions in Chuj, a Mayan language spoken in Huehuetenango, Guatemala, and Chiapas, Mexico by 45,000 to 70,000 speakers. The main ... More


Headless Relative Clauses in Ch'ol

Juan Jesús Vázquez Álvarez and Jessica Coon

in Headless Relative Clauses in Mesoamerican Languages

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780197518373
eISBN:
9780197518410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197518373.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Lexicography

This chapter surveys headless relative clauses in Ch’ol, a Mayan language spoken in the state of Chiapas in southern Mexico. Ch’ol is rare among Mayan languages in possessing a special morpheme found ... More


Headless Relative Clauses in Yucatec Maya

Scott AnderBois and Miguel Oscar Chan Dzul

in Headless Relative Clauses in Mesoamerican Languages

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780197518373
eISBN:
9780197518410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197518373.003.0013
Subject:
Linguistics, Lexicography

This chapter surveys headless relative clauses (i.e. ones with no overt head noun) in Yucatec Maya, an indigenous language of southern Mexico. For Indo-European languages, discussion of such ... More


Headless Relative Clauses in Pesh

Claudine Chamoreau

in Headless Relative Clauses in Mesoamerican Languages

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780197518373
eISBN:
9780197518410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197518373.003.0015
Subject:
Linguistics, Lexicography

The aim of this study is to describe the two main kinds of headless relative clauses that are attested in Pesh, a Chibchan language spoken in Honduras: free relative clauses, which use a wh-word that ... More


Embedded questions

Veneeta Dayal

in Questions

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199281268
eISBN:
9780191757396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199281268.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter investigates issues specific to indirect questions. They are separated from morpho-syntactically similar free clauses and exclamatives, as well as from noun phrases with question-like ... More


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