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Lexicon Uniformity and the Causative Alternation

Malka Rappaport Hovav and Beth Levin

in The Theta System: Argument Structure at the Interface

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199602513
eISBN:
9780191739200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199602513.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Semantics and Pragmatics

This paper uses Reinhart's Lexicon Uniformity Principle as a context for exploring the nature of the causative alternation, focusing on alternating verbs that do not permit both variants for every ... More


Introduction

John Beavers and Andrew Koontz-Garboden

in The Roots of Verbal Meaning

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198855781
eISBN:
9780191889417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198855781.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Semantics and Pragmatics

Chapter 1 outlines the goals of a theory of verb meaning. It presents a justification for a constrained theory of verb meaning, and outlines the basic parameters of event structural approaches and ... More


The syntax and semantics of inchoatives as directed motion: The case of Korean *

Dongsik Lim and Maria‐Luisa Zubizarreta

in Telicity, Change, and State: A Cross-Categorial View of Event Structure

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199693498
eISBN:
9780191741715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693498.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter investigates Korean aspectual auxiliary -eci “become” in terms of the directed motion construction. First it discusses cases where -eci combines with adjectives and derives deadjectival ... More


Entailments of change in the roots of change-of-state verbs

John Beavers and Andrew Koontz-Garboden

in The Roots of Verbal Meaning

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198855781
eISBN:
9780191889417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198855781.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Semantics and Pragmatics

Chapter 2 examines the semantic and morphological predictions of Bifurcation, focusing on the roots of change-of-state verbs and their stative correlates. Using evidence from entailment, morphology, ... More


When We Think About Thinking: The Acquisition of Belief Verbs

Anna Papafragou, Kimberly Cassidy, and Lila R. Gleitman

in Sentence First, Arguments Afterward: Essays in Language and Learning

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780199828098
eISBN:
9780197510438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199828098.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Mental-content verbs such as think, believe, imagine and hope seem to pose special problems for the young language learner. One possible explanation for these difficulties is that the concepts that ... More


The Roots of Verbal Meaning

John Beavers and Andrew Koontz-Garboden

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198855781
eISBN:
9780191889417
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198855781.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Semantics and Pragmatics

This book explores possible and impossible word meanings, with a specific focus on the meanings of verbs. It adopts the now common view that verb meanings consist at least partly of an event ... More


Building scalar changes

Malka Rappaport Hovav

in The Syntax of Roots and the Roots of Syntax

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199665266
eISBN:
9780191748554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665266.003.0012
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

Change of state verbs and verbs of directed motion are shown to share interpretive properties and argument realization properties which are claimed to follow from the fact that they both lexically ... More


Categorization and nominalization in zero nominals

Gianina Iordăchioaia

in Nominalization: 50 Years on from Chomsky's Remarks

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198865544
eISBN:
9780191897924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198865544.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

In ‘Categorization and nominalization in zero-derived nouns’ Iordăchioaia discusses a type of nominalization generally neglected in the generative literature after Chomsky (1970), namely zero-derived ... More


The verb in use

in Practical Manx

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846311314
eISBN:
9781781380680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315596.012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses the use of Max verbs. It covers uses of the tenses; ‘state’ verbs; infinitives with dy, y, ry-; verbs requiring prepositions; and Manx equivalents for English ‘-ing’ forms.


Presuppositions

Michela Ippolito

in Subjunctive Conditionals: A Linguistic Analysis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780262019484
eISBN:
9780262314879
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019484.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter assesses whether the generalization that the presuppositions in the antecedent must be compatible with the actual world at the utterance time in simple past subjunctive conditionals but ... More


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