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Movement Triggers and Reflexivization in Korean-English Codeswitching

Daniel L. Finer

in Grammatical Theory and Bilingual Codeswitching

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262027892
eISBN:
9780262320351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027892.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Sentences displaying codeswitching between Korean (SOV) and English (SVO) can show either SOV or SVO orders. As in monolingual sentences, the SOV order correlates with the presence of a Korean verb ... More


Which Is the Extended Projection Above N? 1

Joseph Emonds

in Functional Heads: The Cartography of Syntactic Structures, Volume 7

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199746736
eISBN:
9780199949519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746736.003.0025
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter challenges Abney’s (1987) influential idea that D is the main functional head of the nominal constituent and rethinks old evidence to propose that the highest functional head in the ... More


Functional Heads: State of the Art and Further Developments: The Editors

Laura Brugé, Anna Cardinaletti, Giuliana Giusti, Nicola Munaro, and Cecilia Poletto

in Functional Heads: The Cartography of Syntactic Structures, Volume 7

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199746736
eISBN:
9780199949519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746736.003.0000
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This introductory chapter begins with brief discussions of functional heads and Guglielmo Cinque’s so-called “cartographic approach.” It then sets out the purpose of the book, which is to provide a ... More


Functional Heads: The Cartography of Syntactic Structures, Volume 7

Laura Brugé, Anna Cardinaletti, Giuliana Giusti, Nicola Munaro, and Cecilia Poletto (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199746736
eISBN:
9780199949519
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746736.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Ever since Chomsky’s Barriers, functional heads have been the privileged object of research in generative linguistics. But over the last two decades, two rival approaches have developed. The ... More


On the Feature Composition of Participial Light Verbs in French *

Andrew Radford and Michèle Vincent

in Functional Heads: The Cartography of Syntactic Structures, Volume 7

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199746736
eISBN:
9780199949519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746736.003.0016
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter sets out to provide a contribution to our understanding of the feature composition of participles from the perspective of the Minimalist Program developed by Chomsky. It focuses on ... More


On the Double Definiteness Marker, Aspect, and Word Order in Old and Modern Scandinavian

Werner Abraham

in Functional Heads: The Cartography of Syntactic Structures, Volume 7

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199746736
eISBN:
9780199949519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746736.003.0022
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter deals with the diachronic development of the post-nominal definite article in Icelandic and relates the change inside the nominal structure to other changes in the information structure ... More


Parts of speech in Kharia: a formal account 1

John Peterson

in Flexible Word Classes: Typological studies of underspecified parts of speech

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199668441
eISBN:
9780191748707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199668441.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Language Families

In this study, Peterson begins by summarizing previous work on the South Munda language Kharia of eastern-central India, which shows that this language does not possess the familiar parts of speech ... More


A neo-constructionist perspective on argument structure

Víctor Acedo-Matellán

in The Morphosyntax of Transitions: A Case Study in Latin and Other Languages

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198733287
eISBN:
9780191797804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198733287.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

The neo-constructionist view of the lexicon-syntax interface is presented: the computational system of the language faculty creates structures independently of the semantic encyclopaedic features of ... More


On the grammaticalization of temporal–aspectual heads: The case of German versprechen ‘promise’

Łukasz Jędrzejowski

in Micro-change and Macro-change in Diachronic Syntax

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198747840
eISBN:
9780191810732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198747840.003.0016
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter deals with the origin and the development of the functional use of the predicate versprechen ‘promise’ in the history of German. Synchronically, it illustrates that versprechen can be ... More


Introduction

Liina Pylkkänen

in Introducing Arguments

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262162548
eISBN:
9780262281980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262162548.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This introductory chapter sets out the book’s main themes. A comprehensive theory of linguistic representations must minimally (i) define the nature of the primitive building blocks that enter into ... More


Cross-linguistic variation in the syntax of subjects

Anna Cardinaletti

in Linguistic Variation in the Minimalist Framework

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198702894
eISBN:
9780191772382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702894.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

In this chapter, by focusing on two dimensions of cross‐linguistic variation, the hypothesis is discussed that parameters are limited to properties of the functional lexicon, which have an impact on ... More


The interpretation of external arguments

Jim Wood and Alec Marantz

in The Verbal Domain

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198767886
eISBN:
9780191821738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198767886.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter examines the syntactic and semantic properties of heads, e.g. Voice, Appl, and little p, that add participants to events. Instead of assuming that such heads exist as distinct primitives ... More


Roots and phases

Ángel J. Gallego

in The Syntax of Roots and the Roots of Syntax

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199665266
eISBN:
9780191748554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665266.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This chapter argues that the argument-taking properties of roots can be derived from Chomsky’s (2000, 2001) Probe–Goal system. If merged with n, roots become nouns (√DESTROY → destruction), which do ... More


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