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Paradigmatic Uniformity and Markedness

Andrew Garrett

in Linguistic Universals and Language Change

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199298495
eISBN:
9780191711442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298495.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

This chapter surveys a set of levelings and extensions affecting verb paradigms in two languages: English and Ancient Greek. It shows that pure leveling does not exist and that the emergence of ... More


Macrovariation

Norma Schifano

in Verb Movement in Romance: A Comparative Study

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198804642
eISBN:
9780191842863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804642.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Chapter 4 provides an analysis of the patterns of default verb movement identified in Chapters 2 and 3. First, it shows that the attested macro-typologies are not accidental choices of the languages, ... More


Morphomic stems in the Northern Talyshi verb: diachrony and synchrony ⋆

Steven Kaye

in The Boundaries of Pure Morphology: Diachronic and Synchronic Perspectives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199678860
eISBN:
9780191758089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199678860.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

In this chapter I look at the diachronic development of the opposition between so-called ‘present’ and ‘past’ stems in the Iranian verb, and at the particular distribution which these stems currently ... More


The Romance Imperative, Irregular Morphology, Syncretism, and the Morphome

Andrew Swearingen

in Morphological Autonomy: Perspectives From Romance Inflectional Morphology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199589982
eISBN:
9780191728884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589982.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Historical Linguistics

Following Aronoff's (1994) account of exclusively morphological, or ‘morphomic’, patterns in language, a number of such patterns have been documented in Romance language verb paradigms. This chapter ... More


Verb Movement in Romance: A Comparative Study

Norma Schifano

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198804642
eISBN:
9780191842863
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804642.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This book provides a detailed account of verb movement across more than twenty standard and non-standard Romance varieties. It examines the position of the verb with respect to a wide selection of ... More


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