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D.N.S. BHAT

in Pronouns

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199230242
eISBN:
9780191710124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230242.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

The assumption put forth in Chapter 10, namely that constituent questions of languages in which there is affinity between interrogative and indefinite proforms do not contain any interrogative ... More


Interrogatives

John M. Anderson

in The Substance of Language Volume I: The Domain of Syntax

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199608317
eISBN:
9780191732034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608317.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Phonetics / Phonology

Interrogative is a mood, a secondary category of the functional category of finiteness. Different kinds of interrogative structure are described in terms of the framework of Chapter 3. These include ... More


Finiteness and subordination

John M. Anderson

in The Substance of Language Volume I: The Domain of Syntax

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199608317
eISBN:
9780191732034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608317.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Phonetics / Phonology

This chapter examines various constructions types and their relationship to finiteness. Certain constructions, such as ‘indirect questions’ and relatives, are demoted finites: the properties that ... More


Questions

Veneeta Dayal

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199281268
eISBN:
9780191757396
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199281268.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Theoretical Linguistics

The study of questions is one of the major success stories in modern semantics. This book synthesizes and integrates 40 years of research on the semantics of questions, and its interface with ... More


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