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Encoding EventsFunctional Structure and Variation

Encoding Events: Functional Structure and Variation

Xuhui Hu

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198808466
eISBN:
9780191846069
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808466.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This book presents theoretical and empirical research on the syntax of events within the broader framework of generative grammar. A central theoretical concern is how conceptual meaning interacts ... More

Word Order Change

Word Order Change

Ana Maria Martins and Adriana Cardoso (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198747307
eISBN:
9780191809712
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198747307.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This book is a collection of thirteen detailed studies on word order change within the framework of diachronic generative syntax. An initial chapter contextualizes them and introduces the theme in ... More

Exploring Nanosyntax

Exploring Nanosyntax

Lena Baunaz, Liliane Haegeman, Karen De Clercq, and Eric Lander (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190876746
eISBN:
9780190876784
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190876746.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

By offering the first in-depth introduction to the framework of nanosyntax, Exploring Nanosyntax fills a major gap in the current theoretical literature. Originating within the generative Principles ... More

The Lexical Semantics of the Arabic Verb

The Lexical Semantics of the Arabic Verb

Peter John Glanville

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198792734
eISBN:
9780191834691
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198792734.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

This book is an investigation of Arabic derivational morphology that focuses on the relationship between verb meaning and linguistic form. Beginning with the ground form, the book offers a ... More

Null Subjects in Generative GrammarA Synchronic and Diachronic Perspective

Null Subjects in Generative Grammar: A Synchronic and Diachronic Perspective

Federica Cognola and Jan Casalicchio (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198815853
eISBN:
9780191853449
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198815853.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Historical Linguistics

This book considers the null-subject phenomenon, whereby some languages lack an overtly realized referential subject in specific contexts. In generative syntax—the approach adopted in this volume—the ... More

The Romance VerbMorphomic Structure and Diachrony

The Romance Verb: Morphomic Structure and Diachrony

Martin Maiden

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199660216
eISBN:
9780191800375
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199660216.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Language Families

This book is the first ever comprehensive comparative–historical survey of patterns of alternation in the Romance verb that appear to be autonomously morphological in the sense that, although they ... More

Non-Canonical Gender Systems

Non-Canonical Gender Systems

Sebastian Fedden, Jenny Audring, and Greville G. Corbett (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198795438
eISBN:
9780191836732
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198795438.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

Grammatical gender is famously the most puzzling of the grammatical categories. Despite our solid knowledge about the typology of gender systems, exciting and unexpected patterns keep turning up ... More

Clause Structure and Word Order in the History of German

Clause Structure and Word Order in the History of German

Agnes Jäger, Gisella Ferraresi, and Helmut Weiß (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198813545
eISBN:
9780191851414
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813545.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Over roughly the last decade, there has been a notable rise in new research on historical German syntax in a generative perspective. This volume presents a state-of-the-art survey of this thriving ... More

Verb Movement in RomanceA Comparative Study

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

Nominal Contact in Michif

Nominal Contact in Michif

Carrie Gillon and Nicole Rosen

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198795339
eISBN:
9780191836596
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198795339.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families, Syntax and Morphology

Michif is an endangered language spoken by approximately a few hundred Métis people, mostly located in Manitoba and Saskatchewan, Canada. Michif is usually categorized as a mixed language (Bakker ... More

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