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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


Concluding Remarks

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/9780199291960.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter summarizes the main syntactic claims in the book, namely that the accusative case is linked to the status of ν as [quantized] (a feature which signals that the event structure of a ... More


Surrogate imperatives: subjunctives

Daniela Isac

in The Morphosyntax of Imperatives

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198733263
eISBN:
9780191797798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198733263.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter analyzes subjunctive imperatives in terms of the features discussed in previous chapters. Subjunctive imperatives differ from true imperatives with respect to the interpretation of their ... More


A Note on the Spanish Left Periphery

Maria Luisa Zubizarreta

in Functional Heads: The Cartography of Syntactic Structures, Volume 7

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199746736
eISBN:
9780199949519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746736.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter investigates the area between CP and IP. It proposes to dissociate Nominative case from Phi features and introduces a new functional projection (i.e., PhiP). This projection, which is ... More


On Some Prepositions That Look DP-Internal: English of and French de

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/9780195179163.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter examines the question of prepositions, pursuing the argument in favor of an above-verb phrase (VP) source for some of them. Certain quantifier movements must then be reanalyzed as ... More


Cross-Linguistic Studies of Imposters and Pronominal Agreement

Chris Collins (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199336852
eISBN:
9780199364855
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199336852.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Imposters are 3SG DPs that are used to refer to the speaker (author) or addressee. This volume explores verbal and pronominal agreement with imposters from a cross-linguistic perspective. The central ... More


The Morphosyntax of Gender

Ruth Kramer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199679935
eISBN:
9780191760129
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679935.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

Phi features are crucial for syntax and morphology, and number and person have been the focus of a significant amount of theoretical research. However, gender has received less attention, with the ... More


Introduction

Chris Collins

in Cross-Linguistic Studies of Imposters and Pronominal Agreement

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199336852
eISBN:
9780199364855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199336852.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Imposters are 3SG DPs that are used to refer to the speaker or addressee. This volume explores verbal and pronominal agreement with imposters from a cross-linguistic perspective. The central ... More


A Derivational Account of Absolutive Agreement in Kichean

Omer Preminger

in Agreement and Its Failures

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027403
eISBN:
9780262323192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027403.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter presents a derivational account of agreement in the Kichean Agent-Focus (AF) construction, and of absolutive agreement in Kichean more generally. The account is based on the notion of ... More


Surrogate imperatives: infinitives

Daniela Isac

in The Morphosyntax of Imperatives

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198733263
eISBN:
9780191797798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198733263.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter proposes an analysis of infinitive imperatives in terms of the same features and syntactic heads that were shown in previous chapters to be relevant for true imperatives and subjunctive ... More


The Morphosyntax of Imperatives

Daniela Isac

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198733263
eISBN:
9780191797798
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198733263.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

The goal of this book is to argue that the specificity of imperative clauses cannot be the result of a unique imperative Force feature; instead, the “type” of imperative clauses can be traced back to ... More


Modeling the Obligatoriness of φ-Agreement

Omer Preminger

in Agreement and Its Failures

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027403
eISBN:
9780262323192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027403.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter introduces the central explanandum of the monograph: the obligatory nature of predicate-argument agreement in phi-features (person, number, gender/noun-class). The chapter begins by ... More


Case study 2: Adding an uninterpretable gender feature

Ruth Kramer

in The Morphosyntax of Gender

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199679935
eISBN:
9780191760129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679935.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter continues to investigate the cross-linguistic predictions of the morphosyntactic analysis of gender developed in Chapter 3. Chapter 3 proposed that Amharic contains a n that has an ... More


The null subject parameter revisited: The evolution from null subject Spanish and Portuguese to Dominican Spanish and Brazilian Portuguese

José Camacho

in The Morphosyntax of Portuguese and Spanish in Latin America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190465889
eISBN:
9780190465919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190465889.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapterpaper analyzes changes in the null subject parameter in Caribbean Spanish and Brazilian Portuguese varieties. These varieties have mixed null -subject properties that diverge from the ... More


Introduction

Ruth Kramer

in The Morphosyntax of Gender

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199679935
eISBN:
9780191760129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679935.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter introduces the major themes of the book. It begins with some basic definitions of gender, natural gender, and arbitrary gender, and then places the book in the context of previous ... More


Humans, gods, and demons

Éric Mathieu

in Gender and Noun Classification

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198828105
eISBN:
9780191866777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198828105.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

Chapter 1 discusses the latest relevant concepts needed for a good understanding of gender, noun classification, and also number, in current theoretical linguistics. The structure of the volume is ... More


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