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Jeroen van Craenenbroeck

in The Syntax of Ellipsis: Evidence from Dutch Dialects

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195375640
eISBN:
9780199871612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375640.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter contains a detailed empirical study of Short Do Replies. The construction is first compared to English VP-ellipsis and then to Dutch periphrastic constructions with doen ‘do’ and an ... More


The syntax of participles

John J. Lowe

in Participles in Rigvedic Sanskrit: The Syntax and Semantics of Adjectival Verb Forms

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198701361
eISBN:
9780191770630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198701361.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter provides a detailed descriptive and formal analysis of the syntax of tense-aspect stem participles in the Ṛgveda. The main distinction drawn is between ‘adnominal’ and ‘converbal’ ... More


Kuryłowicz's first ‘law of analogy’ and the development of passive periphrases in Latin

Wolfgang de Melo

in Laws and Rules in Indo‐European

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199609925
eISBN:
9780191741579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609925.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Kuryłowicz’s first ‘law’ states that bipartite markers replace isofunctional morphemes consisting of only one of these elements In classical Latin, the simultaneous infectum-stem forms synthetic ... More


The Oxford Turkish Grammar

Gerjan van Schaaik

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198851509
eISBN:
9780191886102
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851509.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Syntax and Morphology

The point of departure of this book is the fundamental observation that actual conversations tend to consist of loosely connected, compact, and meaningful chunks built on a noun phrase, rather than ... More


The semantics of participles

John J. Lowe

in Participles in Rigvedic Sanskrit: The Syntax and Semantics of Adjectival Verb Forms

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198701361
eISBN:
9780191770630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198701361.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter provides a detailed descriptive and formal analysis of the semantics of participles. The semantic formalism is couched in glue semantics, combined with Discourse Representation Theory. ... More


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