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Case and Grammatical Aspect in East Slavic Depictives

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/9780199291960.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter illustrates that the instrumental versus case agreement opposition in depictive constructions in the East Slavic languages is directly linked to a grammatical aspectual contrast, namely ... More


Depictives in English and Warlpiri

Jane Simpson

in Secondary Predication and Adverbial Modification: The Typology of Depictives

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199272266
eISBN:
9780191709975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272266.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter compares depictive secondary predicates in English and Warlpiri. In English, heavy constraints are given to depictives in terms of their phrase structure position, their co-occurrence ... More


Issues in the syntax and semantics of participant-oriented adjuncts: an introduction

Nikolaus P. Himmelmann and Eva Schultze-Berndt

in Secondary Predication and Adverbial Modification: The Typology of Depictives

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199272266
eISBN:
9780191709975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272266.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter begins with a critical survey of past classifications of adverbials and secondary predicates. It argues that significant overlaps exist between participant-oriented manner adverbials, ... More


Quantifying depictive secondary predicates in Australian languages

William B. Mcgregor

in Secondary Predication and Adverbial Modification: The Typology of Depictives

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199272266
eISBN:
9780191709975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272266.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter examines two potential types of quantitative depictive secondary predicate in Australian languages: co-participation and iterated involvement. The formal manifestation of these ... More


On Transparent Adjuncts in Japanese *

Yoichi Miyamoto

in Ways of Structure Building

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199644933
eISBN:
9780191741609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644933.003.0014
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter shows that adjuncts are sometimes transparent in Japanese. The case examined is comparative deletion in Japanese where the Japanese equivalent of the English than-clause, the ... More


Depictive agreement and the development of a depictive marker in Swiss German dialects

Claudia Bucheli Berger

in Secondary Predication and Adverbial Modification: The Typology of Depictives

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199272266
eISBN:
9780191709975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272266.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter discusses the different morphological markers found on (adjectival) predicative complements and depictive secondary predicates in Swiss German dialects. Swiss German dialects can be ... More


Secondary predicates and adverbials in Nilotic and Omotic: a typological comparison

Azeb Amha and Gerrit J. Dimmendaal

in Secondary Predication and Adverbial Modification: The Typology of Depictives

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199272266
eISBN:
9780191709975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272266.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter discusses different types of participant-oriented adjuncts in languages belonging to the Nilotic branch within Nilo-Saharan and the Omotic branch of Afroasiatic. It also addresses the ... More


On depictive secondary predicates in Laz

Silvia Kutscher and N. Sevim Genç

in Secondary Predication and Adverbial Modification: The Typology of Depictives

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199272266
eISBN:
9780191709975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272266.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter discusses participant-oriented adjuncts in Ardesen Laz, a Kartvelian language spoken in Turkey. Unlike the related language Gregorian, Laz does not demonstrate case agreement of ... More


Secondary predicates

Harm Pinkster

in The Oxford Latin Syntax: Volume II: The Complex Sentence and Discourse

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780199230563
eISBN:
9780191895968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199230563.003.0021
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Chapter 21 deals with secondary predicates (also called ‘praedicativa’), with quantifiers, and with the pronouns ipse and idem. The function of secondary predicate can be fulfilled by various ... More


Edges in Syntax: Scrambling and Cyclic Linearization

Heejeong Ko

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199660261
eISBN:
9780191749162
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660261.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This book provides a discussion concerning cyclic syntax by examining the characteristics of syntactic edges and their interactions with linearization and movement. In particular, it contributes to ... More


Case functions

D. Gary Miller

in The Oxford Gothic Grammar

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198813590
eISBN:
9780191851438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813590.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

Nominative is the case of most subjects but not all subjects are nominative. So-called quirky subjects (as in dative absolutes) serve as binders for anaphors. There is no special case for topics, ... More


The Oxford Latin Syntax: Volume II: The Complex Sentence and Discourse

Harm Pinkster

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780199230563
eISBN:
9780191895968
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199230563.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Volume II of the Oxford Latin Syntax deals with the syntax and pragmatics of complex sentences in Latin and other topics that transcend the simple clause (which is the content of Volume I). The ... More


Expressing perception in parallel ways: Sentential Small Clauses in German and Romance

Jan Casalicchio

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/9780198841166.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter compares Pseudo-relatives (‘PRs’), a construction found in most Romance languages, with ‘Subject-wieclauses’ (‘SWs’), a German construction in which the subject of an embedded wie-clause ... More


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