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The Acquisition of the Mayan Intransitive Verb Complex

Clifton Pye

in The Comparative Method of Language Acquisition Research

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226481289
eISBN:
9780226481319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226481319.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

This chapter considers how children acquire the intransitive verb complex in K'iche', Mam, and Ch'ol. The intransitive verb complex has four parts: the tense/aspect marker, the subject marker, the ... More


The Acquisition of the Mayan Transitive Verb Complex

Clifton Pye

in The Comparative Method of Language Acquisition Research

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226481289
eISBN:
9780226481319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226481319.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

This chapter shows how children acquire the transitive verb complex in K'iche', Mam, and Ch'ol. The structure of the transitive verb complex differs significantly from that of the intransitive verb ... More


The Structure of Mayan Languages

Clifton Pye

in The Comparative Method of Language Acquisition Research

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226481289
eISBN:
9780226481319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226481319.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

This chapter discusses the structure of the three Mayan languages K'iche', Mam, and Ch'ol. It begins with an overview of the Mayan language family, which contains approximately thirty separate ... More


Conclusion

Clifton Pye

in The Comparative Method of Language Acquisition Research

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226481289
eISBN:
9780226481319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226481319.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

This book has shown how the comparative method derived from historical linguistics can be applied to language acquisition research. While the comparative method in historical linguistics aims to ... More


The Acquisition of Person Marking in the Mayan Verb Complex

Clifton Pye

in The Comparative Method of Language Acquisition Research

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226481289
eISBN:
9780226481319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226481319.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

This chapter shows how children acquire the ergative person marking system in the Mayan verb complex. English pronouns have different forms that distinguish between the nominative, accusative, and ... More


Verb-verb complexes in Avar

Hisanari Yamada

in Verb-Verb Complexes in Asian Languages

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198759508
eISBN:
9780191821424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759508.003.0018
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter discusses syntactic V-V complexes involving a semantically main verb in the nonfinite form (first verb) and a syntactically main verb (second verb) in Avar. Avar employs no morphological ... More


Between lexical verbs and auxiliaries: The architecture of Japanese verb-verb complexes

Taro Kageyama

in Verb-Verb Complexes in Asian Languages

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198759508
eISBN:
9780191821424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759508.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter classifies Japanese V-V complexes into four major types on the basis of morphosyntactic criteria and shows that the formal taxonomy has semantic underpinnings. Type 1: lexical thematic ... More


Classification of complex verbs and the evolution of the compound verb in Marathi

Prashant Pardeshi

in Verb-Verb Complexes in Asian Languages

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198759508
eISBN:
9780191821424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759508.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families, Syntax and Morphology

Starting with examination of the contentious issue in Marathi grammar concerning the classification of morphologically complex verbs including Noun + Verb, Adverb + Verb, and Verb1?(nonfinite) + ... More


Verb–verb complexes in Turkic languages: Interaction of lexical and delexicalized verbs

Andrey Shluinsky

in Verb-Verb Complexes in Asian Languages

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198759508
eISBN:
9780191821424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759508.003.0015
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families, Syntax and Morphology

The chapter contains an overview of V–V complexes in Turkic languages and three case studies of the interaction of V–V complexes with lexical verbs based on field data of Karachay-Balkar, Anatri ... More


On the syntax of the can’t seem construction in English: Hilda Koopman

Hilda Koopman

in Smuggling in Syntax

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780197509869
eISBN:
9780197509906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197509869.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

/The properties of the English can’t seem construction call for a syntactic resolution of the syntax-semantics mismatch it exhibits. This chapter shows the can’t seem order must be derived from a ... More


Separable complex verbs

Geert Booij

in The Morphology of Dutch

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198838852
eISBN:
9780191874833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198838852.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Separable complex verbs (SCVs) are a subtype of multi-word expressions: phrasal predicates with a verbal head, and particles, adjectives, or nouns as non-heads. They behave as lexical units, but ... More


Grammaticalization and constructionalization in Japanese lexical compound verbs

Taro Kageyama

in Verb-Verb Complexes in Asian Languages

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198759508
eISBN:
9780191821424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759508.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter focuses on Type 2 (lexical aspectual) compound verbs, which appear to occupy a unique position in the systems of V-V complexes in Asian languages because they make up lexical ... More


Turkish and Uyghur verb-verb complexes in contrast

Yuu Kuribayashi

in Verb-Verb Complexes in Asian Languages

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198759508
eISBN:
9780191821424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759508.003.0017
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter focuses on two types of V-V complexes, the gerundive type and the converb type, in Turkish and Uyghur. Comparison of the two languages reveals that the -Ip converb type is predominant in ... More


Verb-Verb Complexes in Asian Languages

Taro Kageyama, Peter E. Hook, and Prashant Pardeshi (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198759508
eISBN:
9780191821424
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759508.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families, Syntax and Morphology

This volume presents a detailed survey of the systems of verb-verb complexes in Asian languages from both a synchronic and a diachronic perspective. Many Asian languages share, to a greater or lesser ... More


Verb-verb complexes in Irabu Ryukyuan

Michinori Shimoji

in Verb-Verb Complexes in Asian Languages

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198759508
eISBN:
9780191821424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759508.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter explores the V-V complexes in the Irabu dialect of Miyako Ryukyuan, spoken in Okinawa Prefecture, Japan. Two major classes of V-V complexes are identified: phrasal V-V complexes ... More


Verb-verb complexes in Central and Eastern Turkic languages

Noriko Ohsaki and Fuyuki Ebata

in Verb-Verb Complexes in Asian Languages

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198759508
eISBN:
9780191821424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759508.003.0016
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter discusses Verb-Verb complexes in Central Turkic, which includes Kyrgyz, Kazakh, Uzbek, and Uyghur, and in Eastern Turkic, which includes Sakha, Tuvan, and Khakas. To provide a ... More


Introduction

Taro Kageyama, Peter E. Hook, and Prashant Pardeshi

in Verb-Verb Complexes in Asian Languages

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198759508
eISBN:
9780191821424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759508.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter introduces the volume’s scope and purpose. It provides an outline of the verb-verb complexes found in many languages of Asia alongside illustrative examples from Japanese, Korean, Urdu, ... More


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