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Here and There

Richard S. Kayne

in Movement and Silence

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195179163
eISBN:
9780199788330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179163.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter studies various instances of the word there using comparative syntax, and argues that there is not itself intrinsically locative. In its locative uses, there occurs concurrently with an ... More


Locales

Hagit Borer

in Lexical Semantics, Syntax, and Event Structure

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199544325
eISBN:
9780191720536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544325.003.0015
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

This chapter relates two questions concerning bare noun arguments: (i) the contrast between the acceptability in Hebrew of sentence initial V‐S with bare noun subjects where V is unaccusative, and ... More


Surface generalizations 1

Adele Goldberg

in Constructions at Work: The Nature of Generalization in Language

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199268511
eISBN:
9780191708428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268511.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

Since the earliest days of generative grammar, there has existed a strong tendency to consider one construction in relation to a particular rough paraphrase. Initially, this was a result of the ... More


The Existential Road: Unergatives and Transitives

Hagit Borer

in Structuring Sense Volume 2: The Normal Course of Events

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199263929
eISBN:
9780191718168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199263929.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter examines the properties of EP and range assignment to E , especially in the context of unergative and transitive structures. It shows that locatives, in some configurations, do allow ... More


Slavification and Unaccusatives

Hagit Borer

in Structuring Sense Volume 2: The Normal Course of Events

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199263929
eISBN:
9780191718168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199263929.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter returns to three paradigms from Italian and Hebrewin, and to the licensing of both E and in unaccusatives — that is, in intransitive quantity structures — showing that locatives play an ... More


Locative Prepositions and Place

Arhonto Terzi

in Mapping Spatial PPs: The Cartography of Syntactic Structures, Volume 6

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195393675
eISBN:
9780199796847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393675.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter builds, on the basis of Greek evidence, a convincing argument for the presence of a silent noun PLACE, which the complex locative preposition modifies (much like an adjective), and which ... More


On the emergence of TER as an existential verb in Brazilian Portuguese

Juanito Avelar

in Historical Syntax and Linguistic Theory

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199560547
eISBN:
9780191721267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560547.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Historical Linguistics

This chapter proposes that the emergence of the possessive ter ‘to have’ as an existential verb in Brazilian Portuguese is a by‐product of a major process unobserved in European Portuguese, namely ... More


The Bicycle Pedal is in Front of the Table. Why some Objects do not Fit into some Spatial Relations

MANUEL DE VEGA and MARÍA J. RODRIGO

in Functional Features in Language and Space: Insights from Perception, Categorization, and Development

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199264339
eISBN:
9780191718519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264339.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This chapter examines the meaning of locative sentences involving directional terms such as ‘in front of’, ‘behind’, ‘right of’, etc. First, it contrasts two spatial communication tasks: pointing to ... More


Localizing Modifiers in the Noun Phrase

J. Rijkhoff

in The Noun Phrase

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198237822
eISBN:
9780191706776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198237822.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter is concerned with the third major modifier category in the noun phrase (NP), localising operators and localising satellites, which relate to locative properties of the referent of the ... More


Quantifying depictive secondary predicates in Australian languages

William B. Mcgregor

in Secondary Predication and Adverbial Modification: The Typology of Depictives

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199272266
eISBN:
9780191709975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272266.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter examines two potential types of quantitative depictive secondary predicate in Australian languages: co-participation and iterated involvement. The formal manifestation of these ... More


The Social City: Belonging, Social Media, and the Spatial Self

Germaine R. Halegoua

in The Digital City: Media and the Social Production of Place

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479839216
eISBN:
9781479829101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479839216.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Chapter 4 examines how digital traces produced through locative media and geo-location technologies can be read as performative rather than precise and highlights some of the ways that cultural ... More


A Study in Unified Diversity: English and Mixtec Locatives

RONALD W LANGACKER

in Ethnosyntax: Explorations in Grammar and Culture

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199266500
eISBN:
9780191719363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199266500.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter focuses on unity-in-diversity in the domain of locative expressions. It discusses why languages vary greatly in how they code this fundamental aspect of human experience. The chapter ... More


Verb meaning and argument structure constructions

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/9780199248582.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

Chapter 9, “Verb meaning and argument structure constructions”, addresses the question of the relationship between the meaning of a verb and the meaning of the argument structure construction(s) it ... More


The encoding of motion events in Estonian

Renate Pajusalu, Neeme Kahusk, Heili Orav, Ann Veismann, Kadri Vider, and Haldur Õim

in Motion Encoding in Language and Space

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199661213
eISBN:
9780191745348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661213.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics, Computational Linguistics

The chapter deals with the analysis of sentence structure on the layer where semantic role categories such as AGENT, PATIENT, OBJECT, etc. play a crucial role. The main objective is to find out which ... More


The Pronominal Copula Cycle

Elly van Gelderen

in The Linguistic Cycle: Language Change and the Language Faculty

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199756056
eISBN:
9780199896882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199756056.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

A third person subject pronoun or demonstrative is frequently reanalyzed as an auxiliary or copula verb, initially with its person and number features in tact. This is very different from the subject ... More


The DP Cycle

Elly van Gelderen

in The Linguistic Cycle: Language Change and the Language Faculty

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199756056
eISBN:
9780199896882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199756056.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Demonstratives are involved in cyclical changes by becoming articles and later class or Case markers. This involves the grammaticalization of deictic features. For instance, the Old English masculine ... More


Cultural Economies of Locative Media

Rowan Wilken

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190234911
eISBN:
9780190234942
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190234911.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics, Computational Linguistics

Cultural Economies of Locative Media examines the manifold ways that location, location-awareness, and location data have all become familiar yet increasingly significant parts of our mobile-mediated ... More


Subjectivity and Perspective in Truth-Theoretic Semantics

Peter Lasersohn

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199573677
eISBN:
9780191831898
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573677.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This book develops and defends a semantic theory which respects the intuition that there may be no “fact of the matter” which determines truth values for certain kinds of sentences—those dealing with ... More


A Comparative Grammar of Borgomanerese

Christina Tortora

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199945627
eISBN:
9780199369829
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945627.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This book presents and analyzes various features of the morpho-syntax of Borgomanerese, a Gallo-Italic dialect spoken in the town of Borgomanero, in the Piedmont region of Northern Italy. The study ... More


Locative inversion in Germanic and Romance: A conspiracy theory

Benjamin L. Sluckin, Silvio Cruschina, and Fabienne Martin

in Continuity and Variation in Germanic and Romance

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780198841166
eISBN:
9780191876677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841166.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter investigates locative inversion (LI) in Germanic and Romance, a subject inversion involving a preposed locative expression. LI appears in two primary types: overt LI and covert LI, where ... More


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