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Case Marking on the Internal Argument and Lexical Aspect

Kylie Richardson

in Case and Aspect in Slavic

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199291960
eISBN:
9780191710551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291960.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter demonstrates that in the Slavic languages the accusative case arises on the internal argument of a ‘base’ verb whose event structure (lexical/semantic aspect) is compositional, whereas ... More


Preliminaries

Kylie Richardson

in Case and Aspect in Slavic

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199291960
eISBN:
9780191710551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291960.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter provides a detailed analysis of the terminology employed throughout the book. It illustrates that lexical/semantic aspect (i.e., whether an eventuality is telic or atelic) and ... More


Introduction

Kylie Richardson

in Case and Aspect in Slavic

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199291960
eISBN:
9780191710551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291960.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter introduces some of the definitions of the terms ‘case’ and ‘aspect’, namely that there are up to five different types of case (structural, lexical, semantic, inherent, and default) ... More


The aspectual structure of events

William Croft

in Verbs: Aspect and Causal Structure

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199248582
eISBN:
9780191740657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248582.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

Chapter 2, “The aspectual structure of events”, presents a fine-grained classification of aspectual types and introduces the two-dimensional geometric representation of aspectual structure. A verb ... More


2 2 Lexical aspect and multiple incremental themes

John Beavers

in Telicity, Change, and State: A Cross-Categorial View of Event Structure

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199693498
eISBN:
9780191741715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693498.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

Aspectual properties of dynamic predicates such as telicity and durativity are often assumed to be partly determined by the expression of some privileged argument of the predicate called an ... More


From psych verbs to nouns

Antonio Fábregas, Rafael Marín, and Louise McNally

in Telicity, Change, and State: A Cross-Categorial View of Event Structure

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199693498
eISBN:
9780191741715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693498.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

The Aspect Preservation Hypothesis (APH) predicts that, all things being equal, the aspectual information of a deverbal nominalization reflects the Aktionsart of the verbal base. This hypothesis ... More


Causation, Explanation, and the Metaphysics of Aspect

Bradford Skow

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198826965
eISBN:
9780191865862
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826965.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This book aims to answer the following questions: what is the difference between a cause and a background condition? What is it to manifest a disposition? Can dispositions be extrinsic? What is the ... More


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Bradford Skow

in Causation, Explanation, and the Metaphysics of Aspect

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198826965
eISBN:
9780191865862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826965.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter introduces the theory of events and the theory of acting that the rest of the book relies on. Again, those theories use the distinction, from the study of lexical aspect, between stative ... More


Multiple Chinese Verbs Equivalent to the English Verb “Know”

Kiyohide Arakawa and Masaharu Mizumoto

in Epistemology for the Rest of the World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190865085
eISBN:
9780190865115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190865085.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter examines the basic grammatical and semantic features of knowledge verbs in Chinese—renshi, zhidao, and liaojie—and compares them with their counterparts in English and Japanese. The ... More


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