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Relative Acceptability of Missing Adjective Forms in Swedish

John Löwenadler

in Defective Paradigms: Missing Forms and What They Tell Us

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264607
eISBN:
9780191734366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264607.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter discusses the implications of an acceptability test designed to evaluate the Swedish native speakers's reluctance to form the neuter gender of certain adjectives such as the defective ... More


The Neuter S‐stem Nouns

Torsten Meissner

in S-Stem Nouns and Adjectives in Greek and Proto-Indo-European: A Diachronic Study in Word Formation

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199280087
eISBN:
9780191707100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280087.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The neuter s-stem nouns constitute one of the best established word formation categories in the Indo-European languages and it is certain that they are deep-rooted in the parent language itself. The ... More


The Animate S‐stem Nouns

Torsten Meissner

in S-Stem Nouns and Adjectives in Greek and Proto-Indo-European: A Diachronic Study in Word Formation

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199280087
eISBN:
9780191707100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280087.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Greek possesses a very small number of non-neuter s-stem nouns. Among these words, feminine nouns are rarer than masculine ones. Yet, the type, though weak, seems to be inherited from the parent ... More


Lecture I, 14

David Langslow

in Jacob Wackernagel, Lectures on Syntax: With Special Reference to Greek, Latin, and Germanic

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198153023
eISBN:
9780191715211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198153023.003.0014
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter begins with a grammatical function common to nouns and verbs, that of number. It starts with the dual,reviewing its place in linguistic scholarship, and its distribution in Indo-European ... More


Lecture I, 15

David Langslow

in Jacob Wackernagel, Lectures on Syntax: With Special Reference to Greek, Latin, and Germanic

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198153023
eISBN:
9780191715211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198153023.003.0015
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter begins with a grammatical function common to nouns and verbs, that of number. It starts with the dual, reviewing its place in linguistic scholarship,and its distribution in Indo-European ... More


Lecture I, 16

David Langslow

in Jacob Wackernagel, Lectures on Syntax: With Special Reference to Greek, Latin, and Germanic

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198153023
eISBN:
9780191715211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198153023.003.0016
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter begins with a grammatical function common to nouns and verbs, that of number. It starts with the dual, reviewing its place in linguistic scholarship, and its distribution in ... More


Lecture I, 17

David Langslow

in Jacob Wackernagel, Lectures on Syntax: With Special Reference to Greek, Latin, and Germanic

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198153023
eISBN:
9780191715211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198153023.003.0017
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter begins with a grammatical function common to nouns and verbs, that of number. It starts with the dual, reviewing its place in linguistic scholarship, and its distribution in ... More


Lecture I, 18

David Langslow

in Jacob Wackernagel, Lectures on Syntax: With Special Reference to Greek, Latin, and Germanic

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198153023
eISBN:
9780191715211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198153023.003.0018
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter begins with a grammatical function common to nouns and verbs, that of number. It starts with the dual, reviewing its place in linguistic scholarship, and its distribution in ... More


Lecture II, 1

David Langslow

in Jacob Wackernagel, Lectures on Syntax: With Special Reference to Greek, Latin, and Germanic

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198153023
eISBN:
9780191715211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198153023.003.0052
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The presentation of earlier theories of grammatical gender opens with detailed discussion of a famous scene from Aristophanes' Clouds. The presentation of the linguistic facts begins with the ... More


Lecture II, 2

David Langslow

in Jacob Wackernagel, Lectures on Syntax: With Special Reference to Greek, Latin, and Germanic

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198153023
eISBN:
9780191715211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198153023.003.0053
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The presentation of earlier theories of grammatical gender opens with detailed discussion of a famous scene from Aristophanes' Clouds. The presentation of the linguistic facts begins with the ... More


Lecture II, 3

David Langslow

in Jacob Wackernagel, Lectures on Syntax: With Special Reference to Greek, Latin, and Germanic

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198153023
eISBN:
9780191715211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198153023.003.0054
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The presentation of earlier theories of grammatical gender opens with detailed discussion of a famous scene from Aristophanes' Clouds. The presentation of the linguistic facts begins with the ... More


Lecture II, 4

David Langslow

in Jacob Wackernagel, Lectures on Syntax: With Special Reference to Greek, Latin, and Germanic

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198153023
eISBN:
9780191715211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198153023.003.0055
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The presentation of earlier theories of grammatical gender opens with detailed discussion of a famous scene from Aristophanes' Clouds. The presentation of the linguistic facts begins with the ... More


Lecture II, 5

David Langslow

in Jacob Wackernagel, Lectures on Syntax: With Special Reference to Greek, Latin, and Germanic

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198153023
eISBN:
9780191715211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198153023.003.0056
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The presentation of earlier theories of grammatical gender opens with detailed discussion of a famous scene from Aristophanes' Clouds. The presentation of the linguistic facts begins with the ... More


Death, Writing, Neutrality

Leslie Hill

in Bataille, Klossowski, Blanchot: Writing at the Limit

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198159711
eISBN:
9780191716065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159711.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter explores Maurice Blanchot's complex treatment of the question of the possibility and impossibility of death and dying in a number of key texts. In particular, it offers a sustained ... More


The Thought of the Neuter: Literary and Philosophical Criticism: The Entretien and the Fragment (1959–1969)

Christophe Bident

in Maurice Blanchot: A Critical Biography

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780823281763
eISBN:
9780823284825
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823281763.003.0053
Subject:
Philosophy, General

A substantial chapter looking at the thinking behind Blanchot’s literary and philosophical writing of the 1960s. It focuses on notions such as the fragment and the neuter, as they inform a variety of ... More


The Sacramental Neuter and the Missing Body in Robert Southwell's Poetics

Judith H. Anderson and Joan Pong Linton

in Go Figure: Energies, Forms, and Institutions in the Early Modern World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823233496
eISBN:
9780823241224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233496.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The tool participates in the locality of the object without belonging to that locality in the organic or genetic sense of belonging. It produces an intimate relation with its object that arises both ... More


Mass/Count Distinctions in Ibero-Romance Dialects

Inés Fernández-Ordóñez

in The Syntactic Variation of Spanish Dialects

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190634797
eISBN:
9780190634827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190634797.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Some Ibero-Romance dialects show neuter agreement with uncountable nouns. According to data recently compiled in dialect corpora, mass neuter agreement varies according to word classes, being most ... More


Conclusion

Sherry F. Colb and Michael C. Dorf

in Beating Hearts: Abortion and Animal Rights

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231175142
eISBN:
9780231540957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231175142.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Human control of animal reproduction ties the subjects of this book together in yet another way. Given past and ongoing human injustices against animals, humans who wish to care for animals incapable ... More


The starting point: Gender in Latin

Michele Loporcaro

in Gender from Latin to Romance: History, Geography, Typology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780199656547
eISBN:
9780191848100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199656547.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

The chapter describes the three-gender system of Latin, with a particular focus on the neuter gender: unlike the masculine and feminine, this was not only assigned to nouns as an inherent feature, ... More


Romance gender systems: The fuller picture

Michele Loporcaro

in Gender from Latin to Romance: History, Geography, Typology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780199656547
eISBN:
9780191848100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199656547.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

After showing that, for purposes of reconstruction, the dataset must be limited to non-creolized Romance varieties, the chapter discusses the notion ‘remnants of the neuter’, showing that this label ... More


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