typology of action nominal constructions

by Maria Koptjevskaja-Tamm

Publisher: Department of Linguistics, Stockholm University in Stockholm

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  • Grammar, Comparative and general -- Syntax.,
  • Grammar, Comparative and general -- Nominals.

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Statementby Maria Koptjevskaja-Tamm.
LC ClassificationsP291 .K66 1988
The Physical Object
Pagination257 p.
Number of Pages257
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14919932M
ISBN 109171463925

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Introduction. Map 62A shows the distribution across the world’s languages of constructions corresponding to the English John’s running and the enemy’s destruction of the are action nominal constructions (ANCs), i.e.

constructions which have an action nominal (AN, running, destruction) as their head and contain a reference to the participants in the situation designated by. In one respec the present study follows in this tradition: action nominal constructions will he examined in their relationship to corresponding full sentences, in particular the noun phrase arguments (subjeci.

direct object, etc.) of kerbs will be compared with the equivalent arguments of the action by: Citation Information. Noun Phrase Structure in the Languages of Europe. Edited by Plank, Frans. Mouton de Gruyter. Pages: – ISBN (Online): A systemic typology of existential and possessive constructions Pr remains the same, it is the change in the Pd which is responsible for the di er- ences (see Section ).

Alienability splits may also affect the coding of arguments in action nominal constructions. For this phenomenon only the iconicity explanation has been invoked, using the semantic notion of control.

Typology is the study of types or the systematic classification of the types of something according to their common gy may refer to. Typology (anthropology), division of culture by races Typology (archaeology), classification of artefacts according to their typology of action nominal constructions book Typology (linguistics), study and classification of languages according to their structural features.

Article (in book): Lohndal, Terje. On the structure and development of nominal phrases in Norwegian. In Nominal Determination. Typology, Context Constraints, and Historical Emergence [Studies in Language Companion Series 89], Elizabeth Stark, Elizabeth Leiss & Werner Abraham (eds), Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Supported by rich empirical material and clearly illustrated with examples from all the sample languages, the book provides a detailed and consistent basis for constructing a typology of derived constructions and for presenting cross-linguistic comparisons.

Nominalizations adds to the reader's knowledge. Everything you read will fill your head. TY - BOOK AU - Koopman, Hilda PY - DA - // TI - The Syntax of Verbs: From Verb Movement Rules in the Kru Languages to Universal Grammar PB - Foris Publications CY - Dordrecht ID - Koopman ER.

The three volumes of Language typology and syntactic description offer a unique survey of syntactic and morphological structure in the languages of the world. Topics covered include parts typology of action nominal constructions book speech; passives; complementation; relative clauses; adverbial clauses; inflectional morphology; tense; aspect and mood; and deixis.

The major ways these notions are realized u=in the languages of the. It focuses on action nominal constructions, and in particular, the comparison of their syntactic structure with that of finite clauses and of other noun phrases, a problem which has claimed much attention in current syntactic Edition: 1st Edition.

Combines data from a wide range of languages, analyzed with a theoretical apparatus capable of isolating the most important syntactic and semantic parameters and of drawing those generalizations that are most significant from a cross-linguistic : TYPOLOGY is pleased to announce the launch of Conversations, a new series exploring research-based arts by Curator-in-Residence, Oana first interview features Brooklyn-based artist, Rob Carter.

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Peterson. This book presents the first systematic typological analysis of applicatives across African, American Indian, and East Asian languages.

It is also the first to address their functions in discourse, the derivation of their semantic and syntactic. Aikhenvald, Alexandra Y. b separates elements of interlinear that correspond to a single morpheme in the original Serial verb constructions and verb compounding: evidence from Tariana (North Arawak) separates elements of interlinear that correspond to a single morpheme in the original Studies in Langu –   Toward a typology of cleft-based focus constructions In this section I will investigate some of the properties of FCs mentioned in section and try to show how we can account for them.

The analysis focuses on the problem of resumptive pronouns and relies on a. The monograph focuses on imperative sentences and verb forms used in them. The main objective of this work is, by proceeding from the universal definition of the imperative concept, to describe the imperative sentences from the angle of language typology.

The volume consists of three : Tapa blanda. The idea for this book arose in when I was coteaching a course titled “Grammar II” at the University of North Dakota.

That course was taught to a mixed class of undergraduate and graduate students and was designed to cover the basics of typology, the basics of discourse, and the basics of Relational Grammar, all in the span of 10 weeks. The government constructions observe SVO patterns, as do the nominal modifying constructions — with the exception of descriptive and limiting adjectives in an archaic order.

As a consistent language, English exemplifies characteristic features of SVO languages, such as the many patterns that have been developed in the verbal modifying.

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Duponceau, Peter S. Report of the Corresponding Secretary to the committee of his progress in the investigation committed to him of the General Character and Forms of the Languages of the American Indians – Read, 12th Jan, Nominal modifiers either contribute to or represent the only strategy of encoding nominalization.

Nominalizations can be marked by case morphemes (§), possessive linkers (§), classifiers (§), plural morphemes (§) or determiners (§). The number of nominal modifiers that can mark nominalized expressions is a measureFile Size: KB. Within the typology of nominalization (Koptjevskaja-Tamm [10] this strategy used in (1)b to form nominals is With action nominal constructions, consonant mutation is mandatory as shown in.

(2) a. Faatu bind na téeré b-i “this writing of the book” In (6)the nominal status of the clause is further tested withAuthor: Khady Tamba. Typology+ documents and analyzes roughly one hundred international housing structures, offering not only a broad range of sustainable approaches to apartment block construction, but also.

This book deals with systems of verb classification in Australian Aboriginal languages, with particular focus on languages of the north-west. It proposes a typology of the systems according to their main formal and semantic characteristics.

It also makes some proposals concerning the historical origins and grammaticisation of these systems, and suggestions regarding the grammatical relations. Get this from a library. Nominal determination: typology, context constraints, and historical emergence.

[Elisabeth Stark; Elisabeth Leiss; Werner Abraham;] -- Three different nominal word orders in Old English through present-day English are investigated, in order to determine whether English has an 'adjectival' possessive similar to Modern Italian.

Types are always constructions (which are dependent on the attributes that should form the basis for the typology). Thus, this term—in contrast to WEBER's ideal type or BECKER's "constructed type"—should clarify the empirical part of the constructed types (cf.

KLUGEp, p). [5] 3. Book Reviews Linguistic Typology 11­3 For the verbal categories, Malchukov assumes a hierarchy that he describes as a compromise between the different hierarchies that have been previously proposed in the literature, including, among others, Croft's () deverbalization scale and Lehmann's () desententialization scale.

A special attention is given to the geographic distribution of different marking types of possessive constructions. ''Action nominal constructions in the languages of Europe'' (pp.

) by the same author may look like a supplementation of the preceding chapter. Still it is not only a survey. Volume 2: The expression of possession in noun phrases.

Author: Martine Coene,Yves D hulst; Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing ISBN: Category: Language Arts & Disciplines Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» This is the second of a two-volume selection of refereed and revised papers, originally presented at the special workshop of the international conference From NP.

Bemba benefactive constructions in the typology of applicatives1 LUTZ MARTEN School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London 1. INTRODUCTION Applicative verbs typically introduce an additional nominal argument into the subcategorization frame of .It is used to mark the causee with verbs containing causative markers, with reported speech converbs and some other constructions (cf.

Malchukov ). The ‘-ʁan’-form is a nominal evidential, marking the subject of a verb denoting a hearsay action (‘reported nominative’ in Krejnovich ).Contributions of Typology. This book throughout aims to indicate the contributions of typology to the understanding of language, chiefly through examples.

Yet some preliminary evaluation will be included here, in part on the relations of a typological approach to theoretical views which claim to deal most adequately with languages.