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Further Sources of Indefinite Pronouns

Martin Haspelmath

in Indefinite Pronouns

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198235606
eISBN:
9780191851971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198235606.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Language Families

This chapter focuses on diachronic sources of indefinite pronouns that cannot be easily subsumed under grammaticalization. It first considers indefinite pronouns marked by scalar focus particles such ... More


Formal and Functional Types of Indefinite Pronoun

Martin Haspelmath

in Indefinite Pronouns

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198235606
eISBN:
9780191851971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198235606.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Language Families

This chapter examines formal and functional types of indefinite pronoun. It first presents some examples of different indefinite pronoun series in a variety of languages, focusing on a formal element ... More


Pronominal and indefinite structures

Martin Maiden, Adina Dragomirescu, Gabriela Pană Dindelegan, Oana Uță Bărbulescu, and Rodica Zafiu

in The Oxford History of Romanian Morphology

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780198829485
eISBN:
9780191867989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829485.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

What are the nature and the history of the distinction between stressed and clitic pronouns? What are the morphological characteristics of clitics and combinations of clitics? How did morphological ... More


Conclusions

Martin Haspelmath

in Indefinite Pronouns

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198235606
eISBN:
9780191851971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198235606.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Language Families

This book has explored indefinite pronouns in the world's languages in order to identify cross-linguistic generalizations. The study of indefinite pronouns has important implications for semantics, ... More


Determiner Phrases

JAN TERJE FAARLUND

in The Syntax of Old Norse: With a survey of the inflectional morphology and a complete bibliography

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199235599
eISBN:
9780191709401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235599.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter focuses on demonstratives, and personal and interrogative pronouns. The book adheres to the DP analysis, whereby noun phrases are embedded under determiners. In Old Norse a definite ... More


Cyclic changes in Hungarian relative clauses

Julia Bacskai-Atkari and Éva Dékány

in Syntactic Features and the Limits of Syntactic Change

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198832584
eISBN:
9780191871115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198832584.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

Relative operators stem from demonstratives or from wh-operators and may subsequently be reanalyzed as complementizers. In Hungarian, unlike English, the reanalysis of wh-operators into relative ... More


Pronouns

Gerjan van Schaaik

in The Oxford Turkish Grammar

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198851509
eISBN:
9780191886102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851509.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Syntax and Morphology

Besides an outline of how interrogative pronouns (those for people, things, location, reason, purpose, quality, quantity, etc.), personal, and demonstrative pronouns are inflected and used, a ... More


Pronouns: Farenmyn

in Practical Manx

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846311314
eISBN:
9781781380680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315596.004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses Manx pronouns. It discusses personal pronouns; possessive pronouns/particles; alternative construction when the object is a pronoun; emphatic forms; indefinite pronouns; and ... More


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