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Lecture I, 49

David Langslow

in Jacob Wackernagel, Lectures on Syntax: With Special Reference to Greek, Latin, and Germanic

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198153023
eISBN:
9780191715211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198153023.003.0049
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

In Lecture 49, the chapter begins the discussion of the cases by drawing attention to indeclinable nouns and defective nouns (nouns lacking one or more case-forms), and by considering the relation ... More


Lecture I, 50

David Langslow

in Jacob Wackernagel, Lectures on Syntax: With Special Reference to Greek, Latin, and Germanic

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198153023
eISBN:
9780191715211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198153023.003.0050
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

In Lecture 49, the chapter begins the discussion of the cases by drawing attention to indeclinable nouns and defective nouns (nouns lacking one or more case-forms),and by considering the relation ... More


Lecture I, 51

David Langslow

in Jacob Wackernagel, Lectures on Syntax: With Special Reference to Greek, Latin, and Germanic

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198153023
eISBN:
9780191715211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198153023.003.0051
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

In Lecture 49, the chapter begins the discussion of the cases by drawing attention to indeclinable nouns and defective nouns (nouns lacking one or more case-forms), and by considering the relation ... More


The Grammar of Names

John M. Anderson

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199297412
eISBN:
9780191711176
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297412.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

Names have a distinctive grammar. A survey of the three main traditions in the study of names: onomastics, philosophy, and linguistics, reveals much concern with the meaning of names. Despite ... More


Discourse

Ronald W. Langacker

in Cognitive Grammar: A Basic Introduction

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195331967
eISBN:
9780199868209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331967.003.0013
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

A discourse consists of usage events, and in the usage based approach linguistic units are seen as being abstracted from such events. Discourse is fundamentally interactive and necessarily dynamic. ... More


Studies on the linguistics of names

John M. Anderson

in The Grammar of Names

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199297412
eISBN:
9780191711176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297412.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

Treatment of the meaning of names by linguists is very much influenced by work in philosophy, with some of them adopting sometimes rather crude forms of descriptivism (Jespersen, Sørensen), and ... More


Observations concerning names and related categories

John M. Anderson

in The Grammar of Names

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199297412
eISBN:
9780191711176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297412.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter brings together and extends various observations on the functions of names and their relation to other categories. Names as arguments are definite and serve independently to establish ... More


The syntax of names

John M. Anderson

in The Grammar of Names

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199297412
eISBN:
9780191711176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297412.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter elaborates the categorial structures associated with the functions of names. It is only as an argument that they have the syntax of a determinative, expressed either inherently (English) ... More


Meaning without Truth

Stefano Predelli

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199695638
eISBN:
9780191760785
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695638.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This book discusses the relationships between two fundamental semantic notions, meaning and truth. Part one (chapters 1–3) begins with the study of phenomena that have little or nothing to do with ... More


The Grammar of Expressivity

Daniel Gutzmann

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198812128
eISBN:
9780191850110
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812128.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

While the expressive function of natural language has received much attention in recent years, the role grammar plays in the interpretation of expressive items has mainly been neglected in the ... More


Vocative

Adriaan T. Peperazak

in Thinking about Thinking: What Kind of Conversation is Philosophy?

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823240173
eISBN:
9780823240210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823240173.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The many voices that reach us through calls, allocutions, letters, cards, texts, books, inscriptions, and so on inform us about a host of situations, events, relations, thoughts, and experiences, but ... More


Expressive vocatives

Daniel Gutzmann

in The Grammar of Expressivity

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198812128
eISBN:
9780191850110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812128.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter develops a syntactic and semantic analysis of German expressive vocatives (eVocs), which consists of a second person pronoun and an expressive nominal part. It documents the special ... More


Address systems

Richard Ashdowne

in The Oxford Guide to the Romance Languages

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199677108
eISBN:
9780191808821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677108.003.0055
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families, Historical Linguistics

This chapter surveys some of the most important issues in Romance address systems. It covers the principal pronominal and verbal systems of address across Romance; sources of innovative Romance ... More


Vocatives: Obstinacy and Recruitment

Stefano Predelli

in Meaning without Truth

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199695638
eISBN:
9780191760785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695638.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This chapter introduces the fundamental idea that guides the discussion of certain unexpected cases of non truth-conditional meaning in chapters nine to twelve: the idea of an obstinate occurrence of ... More


The Syntacticization of Discourse *

Liliane Haegeman and Virginia Hill

in Syntax and its Limits

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199683239
eISBN:
9780191763212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683239.003.0018
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This chapter focuses on verb based particles of direct address in West Flemish and Romanian. The purpose is to determine to what extent the interpretation of these particles can be related to their ... More


The prosodic foot and stress patterns

Tomas Riad

in The Phonology of Swedish

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199543571
eISBN:
9780191747168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543571.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Language Families

The prosodic foot turns out to be defective in Swedish. There is no evidence for more than a single foot per minimal prosodic word, and since stressed syllables in Swedish are mandatorily heavy, all ... More


Names are not nouns

Fran Colman

in The Grammar of Names in Anglo-Saxon England: The Linguistics and Culture of the Old English Onomasticon

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198701675
eISBN:
9780191771477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198701675.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This argues against the common grouping of names with nouns, and presents previous alternative views. Names have been characterized as one of the three types of definite referring phrases: names, ... More


A name is a name

Fran Colman

in The Grammar of Names in Anglo-Saxon England: The Linguistics and Culture of the Old English Onomasticon

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198701675
eISBN:
9780191771477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198701675.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

The chapter concludes that names are assigned to a category characterized in terms of absence of the notional primary features N (full referentiality) and P (finiteness), and their association via ... More


The addressee

Daniela Isac

in The Morphosyntax of Imperatives

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198733263
eISBN:
9780191797798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198733263.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter discusses the role of the Addressee in imperatives. Two situations are distinguished from the point of view of the involvement of the addressee: (i) the addressee is asked to do ... More


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