From 'Part' to 'Shape': Incorporation in Totonac and the Issue of Classification by Verbs

@article{Lvy1999FromT,
  title={From 'Part' to 'Shape': Incorporation in Totonac and the Issue of Classification by Verbs},
  author={Paule L{\'e}vy},
  journal={International Journal of American Linguistics},
  year={1999},
  volume={65},
  pages={127 - 175}
}
  • Paule Lévy
  • Published 1 April 1999
  • Sociology
  • International Journal of American Linguistics
En examinant les criteres de la classification par les verbes, l'A. montre que le totonac, une langue amerindienne parlee au sud du Mexique, peut etre considere comme possedant les premices d'un systeme de classification par les verbes qui trouve son origine dans l'incorporation de noms designant des parties. Il souligne en outre, qu'en totonac, l'incorporation est un phenomene lexical et qu'un sous-type de verbes complexes incorporant des noms de partie presente une extension semantique allant… Expand
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