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The Syntax of Simplex Reflexives

Johan Rooryck and Guido Vanden Wyngaerd

in Dissolving Binding Theory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199691326
eISBN:
9780191731785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691326.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter discusses the syntax of simplex reflexives. It argues that simplex reflexives should be analysed on a par with possessive pronouns occurring in contexts of inalienable possession. ... More


Possession and modification—a perspective from Canonical Typology

Irina Nikolaeva and Andrew Spencer

in Canonical Morphology and Syntax

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199604326
eISBN:
9780191746154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604326.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

The chapter addresses a set of semantic, syntactic, and categorial criteria for canonical attributive modification and canonical inalienable possession. Canonical attributive modification is ... More


Dissolving Binding Theory

Johan Rooryck and Guido Vanden Wyngaerd

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199691326
eISBN:
9780191731785
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691326.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This book adopts the strong Minimalist thesis that grammar contains no rules or principles specifically designed to account for anaphors and pronouns. Lexically, anaphors have unvalued φ-features, ... More


Possession and also ownership—vignettes

R. M. W. Dixon

in Possession and Ownership

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199660223
eISBN:
9780191745096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660223.003.0014
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter has three parts. There is discussion of languages which do not have a verb ‘have’ but instead use just comitative (‘with’) and privative (‘without’) markers, or a possessive form; for ... More


Prominent possessor indexing in Gurindji

Oliver Bond, Felicity Meakins, and Rachel Nordlinger

in Prominent Internal Possessors

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198812142
eISBN:
9780191850103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812142.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

In Gurindji (Ngumpin-Yapa; Australia) bound forms that index the morphosyntactic features of predicate arguments can also index possessors. In prominent alienable possession constructions, internal ... More


Further instances of transposition

Andrew Spencer

in Lexical Relatedness

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199679928
eISBN:
9780191761508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679928.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter continues the line of analysis begun in Chapter 8 by looking at transpositions to adjectives and transpositions to verbs. The chapter mainly concerns nouns used as attributive adjectives ... More


Multiple Regimes of Value: Unequal Exchange and the Circulation of Palm-Fiber Wealth

Bartholomew Dean

in Urarina Society, Cosmology, and History in Peruvian Amazonia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033785
eISBN:
9780813038384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033785.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter discusses an illustration of the ways in which cloth — both indigenous and imported — moves through multiple spheres of value. It examines the creation, circulation, and consumption of ... More


Introduction

Jonathan Glasser

in The Lost Paradise: Andalusi Music in Urban North Africa

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226327068
eISBN:
9780226327372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226327372.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter lays out the central themes of the book and the broad outline of the argument to be developed in subsequent chapters. In many respects, the century-long attempt to revive and conserve ... More


Being and belonging: exchange, value, and land ownership in the Western Highlands of Papua New Guinea

Rosita Henry

in Possession and Ownership

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199660223
eISBN:
9780191745096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660223.003.0013
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter explores changing concepts of land ownership among speakers of Temboka (Tembagla) in the Western Highlands of Papua New Guinea, in the circumstances of state intervention in transactions ... More


Object Clitics and Locative Prepositions

Christina Tortora

in A Comparative Grammar of Borgomanerese

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199945627
eISBN:
9780199369829
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945627.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter addresses the syntax of object clitics in relation to locative prepositions in Borgomanerese. The data in this chapter flip the role of the object clitic on its head, making it a point ... More


Conditions on prominent internal possessors in Turkish

Asli Göksel and Balkiz Öztürk

in Prominent Internal Possessors

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198812142
eISBN:
9780191850103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812142.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter investigates the syntactic properties of the prominent possessor constructions in Turkish. Possessors of possessive phrases become prominent only in a set of well-defined constructions, ... More


Distribution of Agency across Body and Self

Ruth H. Parry

in Distributed Agency

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190457204
eISBN:
9780190457235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190457204.003.0013
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter examines how agency, and thus flexibility and accountability, can be distributed across body—or body parts—and self. It shows that people can construct three broad configurations: (1) ... More


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