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Grammatical Classes

Ronald W. Langacker

in Cognitive Grammar: A Basic Introduction

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195331967
eISBN:
9780199868209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331967.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

The standard doctrine that basic grammatical classes (parts of speech) are not semantically definable rests on erroneous assumptions about the nature of linguistic meaning. With a proper view of ... More


Copulas in Current Research

REGINA PUSTET

in Copulas: Universals in the Categorization of the Lexicon

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199258505
eISBN:
9780191717727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258505.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

This book discusses copulas and their function, their morphosyntactic properties, their syntagmatic properties such as their compatibility with different parts of speech, their historical origin, and ... More


Lecture I, 13

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/9780198153023.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

In Lecture 9, the Indo-European comparative syntax of Berthold Delbrück and Karl Brugmann in introduced, and the psychological approach to language (Völkerpsychologie) of Heymann Steinthal and ... More


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

David Langslow (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198153023
eISBN:
9780191715211
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198153023.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book offers an English version of two series of highly-acclaimed introductory lectures given by the Swiss linguist and classical philologist Jacob Wackernagel (1853–1938) at the University of ... More


Language, Rhetoric, and the Communication of Ideas  

Andrew Stewart Skinner

in A System of Social Science: Papers Relating to Adam Smith

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198233343
eISBN:
9780191678974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198233343.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

One of the first major problems that Adam Smith addressed in the Rhetoric was that of language. Smith believes that the parts of speech should be studied in an analytical manner, and that the ... More


Lecture II, 7

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/9780198153023.003.0058
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

In this chapter nominal forms — nouns (or substantives) and adjectives — as parts of speech as considered by Wakermagel are considered. Lecture 6 discusses and illustrates in turn the use of ... More


Lecture I, 12

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/9780198153023.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

In Lecture 9, the Indo-European comparative syntax of Berthold Delbrück and Karl Brugmann in introduced, and the psychological approach to language (Völkerpsychologie) of Heymann Steinthal and ... More


Lecture II, 6

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/9780198153023.003.0057
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

In this chapter nominal forms — nouns (or substantives) and adjectives — as parts of speech as considered by Wakermagel are considered. Lecture 6 discusses and illustrates in turn the use of ... More


Synopsis

REGINA PUSTET

in Copulas: Universals in the Categorization of the Lexicon

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199258505
eISBN:
9780191717727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258505.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

The point of departure for this book on copularization had been the discovery of a prospective language universal, that is the scale NOMINALS > ADJECTIVALS > VERBALS, which translates the existing ... More


Priscian, Institutiones grammaticae and Institutio de Nomine Pronomine Verbo, CA. 520

Rita Copeland and Ineke Sluiter (eds)

in Medieval Grammar and Rhetoric: Language Arts and Literary Theory, AD 300 -1475

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199653782
eISBN:
9780191803628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199653782.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter discusses Institutiones grammaticae (Institutes of grammar) and Institutio de nomine pronomine verbo (Instruction on the Noun, Pronoun, and Verb), two handbooks written by Priscian of ... More


Inflectional classes and containment

Dunstan Brown

in Defaults in Morphological Theory

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198712329
eISBN:
9780191780882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198712329.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

Inflectional classes are an instance of autonomous morphology, where expression in form cross-cuts syntactically relevant distinctions. However, most analyses assume some kind of ‘containment’, where ... More


Lecture I, 9

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/9780198153023.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

In Lecture 9, the Indo-European comparative syntax of Berthold Delbrück and Karl Brugmann in introduced,and the psychological approach to language (Völkerpsychologie) of Heymann Steinthal and Hermann ... More


Categories of Word Choice

Jeanne Fahnestock

in Rhetorical Style: The Uses of Language in Persuasion

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199764129
eISBN:
9780199918928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764129.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

The set of words making up a text can be classified in different ways depending on an analyst's goals. Critics often intuitively select certain words for attention. This chapter covers explicit ... More


Lecture II, 8

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/9780198153023.003.0059
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

In this chapter nominal forms — nouns (or substantives) and adjectives — as parts of speech as considered by Wakermagel are considered. Lecture 6 discusses and illustrates in turn the use of ... More


Lecture I, 10

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/9780198153023.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

In Lecture 9, the Indo-European comparative syntax of Berthold Delbrück and Karl Brugmann in introduced, and the psychological approach to language (Völkerpsychologie) of Heymann Steinthal and ... More


Lecture I, 11

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/9780198153023.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

In Lecture 9, the Indo-European comparative syntax of Berthold Delbrück and Karl Brugmann in introduced, and the psychological approach to language (Völkerpsychologie) of Heymann Steinthal and ... More


Parts of Speech: Solid Citizens or Slippery Customers?: Joint British Academy/Philological Society Lecture read 10 May 2013 by

David Denison

in British Academy Lectures 2012-13: Published in the online Journal of the British Academy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265666
eISBN:
9780191771927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265666.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The ‘parts of speech’ which have played a fundamental role in most descriptions of grammar, from primary school curriculum to advanced linguistic theory, are explored in this article, which considers ... More


Constituent Elements of Proforms

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/9780199230242.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

Languages differ in the kind of distinctions they show in either of the two elements that constitute proforms. In the case of the pronominal element that indicates their function, languages may show ... More


Aelius Donatus, Ars minor, Ars maior, Life of Virgil, CA. 350

Rita Copeland and Ineke Sluiter (eds)

in Medieval Grammar and Rhetoric: Language Arts and Literary Theory, AD 300 -1475

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199653782
eISBN:
9780191803628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199653782.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter discusses three works by Aelius Donatus (ca. 350), a leading figure in late antique and medieval grammar: Ars minor, Ars maior, and Life of Virgil. Consisting of three books, Ars maior ... More


Before there was grammar

Wolfram Hinzen and Michelle Sheehan

in The Philosophy of Universal Grammar

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199654833
eISBN:
9780191747977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654833.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

What are the effects of grammar on the organization of meaning? A logically possible answer is: none. But this answer seems far too radical: on a number of grounds, it seems implausible that grammar ... More


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