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Concluding Remarks

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/9780199230242.003.0012
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter provides a summary of the major conclusions of the book, namely (i) using the distinction between personal pronouns and proforms for providing a satisfactory definition for the words ... More


Articles and Pronouns

Ronald K. S. Macaulay

in Talk that Counts: Age, Gender, and Social Class Differences in Discourse

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195173819
eISBN:
9780199788361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173819.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

There are no social class differences in the use of the definite and indefinite articles, but they are used significantly more frequently by males. The articles are used much less frequently by the ... More


Approaches to Proto-Indo-European relative clauses

Philomen Probert

in Early Greek Relative Clauses

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198713821
eISBN:
9780191790362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198713821.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter 3 introduces a long-standing debate about relative clause syntax in the prehistory of the Indo-European language family. Understanding the prehistory of the relative pronouns found in early ... More


Why Isn’t this a Complementizer?

Richard S. Kayne

in Functional Structure from Top to Toe: The Cartography of Syntactic Structures, Volume 9

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199740390
eISBN:
9780199378548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740390.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Semantics and Pragmatics

One strand of this chapter addresses contrasts between that and this in complementizer-like contexts and elsewhere, in particular cases where that is possible but this is not. A second strand of the ... More


Pronominal and indefinite structures

Martin Maiden, Adina Dragomirescu, Gabriela Pană Dindelegan, Oana Uță Bărbulescu, and Rodica Zafiu

in The Oxford History of Romanian Morphology

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780198829485
eISBN:
9780191867989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829485.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

What are the nature and the history of the distinction between stressed and clitic pronouns? What are the morphological characteristics of clitics and combinations of clitics? How did morphological ... More


Appositive relativization

Adriana Cardoso

in Portuguese Relative Clauses in Synchrony and Diachrony

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198723783
eISBN:
9780191791123
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198723783.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Chapter 4 investigates the dissimilar behavior of appositive relative clauses introduced by the complex relative pronoun o qual in Contemporary European Portuguese and earlier stages of Portuguese. ... More


On complementizers and relative pronouns in Germanic vs. Romance

Richard S. Kayne

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/9780198841166.003.0016
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Many Germanic languages have a finite-clause complementizer that resembles a demonstrative, e.g. English that, Dutch dat, German dass. No Romance language does. The traditional view of ... More


Definiteness and related concepts

Philomen Probert

in Early Greek Relative Clauses

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198713821
eISBN:
9780191790362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198713821.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter 5 gives an introduction to definiteness, indefiniteness, and related concepts, and aims to dispel confusion that is often caused by contradictory uses of some relevant terms—not least the ... More


Morphology and Syntax

David Deterding

in Singapore English

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625444
eISBN:
9780748651535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625444.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

There is somewhat more difference in the ways inflectional suffixes occur in Singapore English when compared to the usage found in traditional varieties of English such as those of Britain or ... More


How does Homer choose between ὁ, ἡ, τό‎ and ὅς, ἥ, ὅ‎?

Philomen Probert

in Early Greek Relative Clauses

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198713821
eISBN:
9780191790362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198713821.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

In Homer, as in some other varieties of Greek, the basic relative pronoun hos, hē, ho competes with ho, hē, to, the latter obviously developed, in some way, from the anaphoric pronoun *so-. Chapter ... More


Combinatory Categorial Grammar

Mark Steedman

in Taking Scope: The Natural Semantics of Quantifiers

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262017077
eISBN:
9780262301404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017077.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter focuses on the Combinatory Categorial Grammar (CCG), a strongly lexicalized theory of grammar in which grammatical categories consist of a syntactic type defining valency, along with a ... More


Movement as delayed evaluation: Wh‐fronting

Chris Barker and Chung-Chieh Shan

in Continuations and Natural Language

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199575015
eISBN:
9780191757419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575015.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

Chapter 5 extends the fragment to handle wh‐question formation by introducing the type‐shifter FRONT. This type‐shifter captures the systematic syntactic relationship between in‐situ wh‐questions and ... More


Latin Proclitics I: Late Antique Grammarians

Philomen Probert

in Latin Grammarians on the Latin Accent: The Transformation of Greek Grammatical Thought

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198841609
eISBN:
9780191877094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841609.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter 4 considers the late antique evidence for a widespread doctrine of the Latin grammatical tradition: that prepositions, relative pronoun forms, and certain other words have an acute accent on ... More


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