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The Notion of Subordination

Sonia Cristofaro

in Subordination

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199282005
eISBN:
9780191719271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282005.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter discusses previous approaches to the notion of subordination and proposes a cognitive definition of subordination. Topics covered include the background to the problem, the Continuum ... More


Theoretical Premises

Sonia Cristofaro

in Subordination

Published in print:
2005
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January 2010
ISBN:
9780199282005
eISBN:
9780191719271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282005.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter begins with a discussion of the purpose of the study, which is to outline a typology of subordination systems across the world's languages. It then discusses the functional-typological ... More


Conclusions and Prospects

Sonia Cristofaro

in Subordination

Published in print:
2005
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January 2010
ISBN:
9780199282005
eISBN:
9780191719271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282005.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter summarizes the major findings of the research and briefly discusses some further theoretical implications of these findings. It discusses the proposed explanatory model for ... More


Subordination

Sonia Cristofaro

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199282005
eISBN:
9780191719271
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282005.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This book presents a typology of subordination systems across the world's languages. Traditional definitions of subordination are based on morphosyntactic criteria, such as clausal embedding or ... More


The Coding of Subordination: Parameters for Cross-linguistic Research

Sonia Cristofaro

in Subordination

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199282005
eISBN:
9780191719271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282005.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter describes the parameters that are considered in examining the cross-linguistic coding of dependent events. Specifically, it takes the independent declarative clause considered in ... More


Correlations between Individual Morphosyntactic Phenomena

Sonia Cristofaro

in Subordination

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199282005
eISBN:
9780191719271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282005.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter ascertains whether there are any correlations in the occurrence of the various morphosyntactic phenomena found in the cross-linguistic coding of subordination. The analysis presented ... More


The Cross-linguistic Coding of Subordination: Methodological Premises

Sonia Cristofaro

in Subordination

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199282005
eISBN:
9780191719271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282005.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter is preliminary to the presentation and discussion of the cross-linguistic data on subordination in Chapters 5–8. It deals with a number of methodological issues crucial to any ... More


Complement Relations

Sonia Cristofaro

in Subordination

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199282005
eISBN:
9780191719271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282005.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter describes the cross-linguistic coding of the first of the three subordination relation types defined in Section 2.4.2, complement relations. It first distinguishes different types of ... More


Adverbial Relations

Sonia Cristofaro

in Subordination

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199282005
eISBN:
9780191719271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282005.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter begins by examining the semantics of various types of adverbial relations. Adverbial relations can be described in terms of the same parameters applied to complement relations, such as ... More


Relative Relations

Sonia Cristofaro

in Subordination

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199282005
eISBN:
9780191719271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282005.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter discusses relative relations. Topics covered include cross-linguistic coding of relative relations, cross-linguistic coding of relative relations and functional factors, data supporting ... More


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