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Subcategorization in context

Alan C. L. Yu

in A Natural History of Infixation

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199279388
eISBN:
9780191707346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279388.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

This chapter presents a concrete, crucially holistic, model for understanding the distributional properties of infixes. There are three main components to this model. Section 3.1 offers a formal ... More


What is infixation?

Alan C. L. Yu

in A Natural History of Infixation

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199279388
eISBN:
9780191707346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279388.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

This chapter presents an overview of the nature of infixation from both descriptive and theoretical perspectives. It lays out the basic properties of the two main approaches to infixation: ... More


Beyond infixation

Alan C. L. Yu

in A Natural History of Infixation

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199279388
eISBN:
9780191707346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279388.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

This chapter explores some of the ramifications of the phonological subcategorization approach to infixation. It examines the possibility of the so-called ‘genuine’ infixation. It then takes a brief ... More


Feature geometry and predictions of locality

Ivan A. Sag

in Features: Perspectives on a Key Notion in Linguistics

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199577743
eISBN:
9780191722844
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577743.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter argues that grammar is a set of local constraints. The Sign‐Based Construction Grammar architecture is feature‐based and model‐theoretic, utilizing constructs (mother–daughter ... More


Introduction

LUTZ MARTEN

in At the Syntax-Pragmatics Interface: Verbal Underspecification and Concept Formation in Dynamic Syntax

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199250639
eISBN:
9780191719479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250639.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter introduces the topics of verb phrase adjunction and verbal subcategorization and relates these to the relevant linguistics literature. It discusses in particular previous attempts to ... More


Arguments and Adjuncts

LUTZ MARTEN

in At the Syntax-Pragmatics Interface: Verbal Underspecification and Concept Formation in Dynamic Syntax

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199250639
eISBN:
9780191719479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250639.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter introduces the main empirical evidence on which the analysis of verbal underspecification is based. It shows that there is not enough empirical motivation for a strict division between ... More


Outline of a notional grammar

John M. Anderson

in The Substance of Language Volume I: The Domain of Syntax

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199608317
eISBN:
9780191732034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608317.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Phonetics / Phonology

The notional grammar described here accepts the extralinguistic groundedness of both syntactic categories and the structures that they project in terms of their valency/subcategorization. The ... More


Non-canonical gender in Mopan Maya

Ellen Contini–Morava and Eve Danziger

in Non-Canonical Gender Systems

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198795438
eISBN:
9780191836732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198795438.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

Mopan (Mayan, Belize/Guatemala) has two noun classifiers that resemble gender markers. However, the gender markers (GMs) violate expectations about canonical gender (Corbett and Fedden 2016): only a ... More


Functional structure

Mary Dalrymple, John J. Lowe, and Louise Mycock

in The Oxford Reference Guide to Lexical Functional Grammar

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198733300
eISBN:
9780191874246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198733300.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

Functional structure is the abstract functional syntactic organization of the sentence, familiar from traditional grammatical descriptions, representing syntactic predicate-argument structure and ... More


Initial Consonant Mutation

S. J. Hannahs

in The Phonology of Welsh

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199601233
eISBN:
9780191762802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199601233.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Language Families

It is argued in this chapter that initial consonant mutation – the characteristic alternation in Celtic languages of the intial consonant in words depending on the morphosyntactic context in which ... More


Diachronic Sources of Allomorphy

Mary Paster

in The Morphosyntax-Phonology Connection: Locality and Directionality at the Interface

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190210304
eISBN:
9780190210328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190210304.003.0015
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

In approaches to phonologically conditioned suppletive allomorphy (PCSA) based on allomorph selection via subcategorization frames, it is a coincidence from the point of view of the grammar that PCSA ... 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


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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