Op soek na 'n omvattende tipologiese beskrywing van modaliteit: die Afrikaanse modale sisteem
Modality is a challenging and complex field in linguistics and together with tempus and aspect is probably one of the most dynamic and important terrains in current research. Many difficulties…
Learner error in second language acquisition : the transfer of form or concept?
On the Universality and Variation of the Adjective Category
- Linguistics, Philosophy
Over decades of linguistic research, the identity and ambiguity of a possible lexical category labeled ‘adjectives’ have been as lively debated as the possible universality of lexical categories as…
On agent nominalizations and why they are not like event nominalizations
We consider agent-denoting nominalizations like the finder of the wallet, contrasting them with the better-studied action/event-denoting nominalizations. We show that in English, Sakha, and…
A multi-dimensional approach to the category ‘verb’ in Cantonese
- LinguisticsJournal of Linguistics
A multi-dimensional, feature-based analysis of Cantonese verbs is proposed, whereby morphological, phonological, syntactic, and semantic features interact to determine the distribution of each verb.
A parallel architecture perspective on pre-activation and prediction in language processing
A construção de atenuação do discurso com verbo suporte trazer: uma abordagem construcional baseada no uso
O presente artigo tem como objetivo analisar a construção de atenuação do discurso, que, no plano da forma, é representada pela estrutura [trazerVsuporte + _____ Elemento não-verbal predicante (com…
Morphology and Memory: Toward an Integrated Theory
- LinguisticsTop. Cogn. Sci.
An alternative view of grammar is developed, in which rules of grammar are simply lexical items that contain variables, and in whichrules have two functions: in their generative function, they are used to build novel structures, just as in traditional generative linguistics; and in their relational function, their capture generalizations over stored items in the lexicon.
Abstract Constructicography can be defined as a blend between Construction Grammar and Practical Lexicography, which aims at developing constructicons: repositories of form and function pairings in a…
Antipassive constructions: Correlations of form and function across languages
- LinguisticsLinguistic Typology
Abstract This paper presents a cross-linguistic investigation of the antipassive within the framework of Radical Construction Grammar. Based on function, this study identifies constructions in 70…
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Typology and Universals
1. Introduction 2. Typological classification 3. Implicational universals 4. Markedness in typology 5. Grammatical hierarchies 6. Prototypes and the interaction of typological patterns 7. External…
On language : selected writings of Joseph H. Greenberg
This is a collection of 37 of the most important, enduring, and influential essays by one of the great linguists of this century, gathered from a wide range of journals and books spanning four…
Lectures on Government and Binding
- Computer Science
The perfective adverb in Bhitrauti
DATA ON THE NOUN PHRASE ACCESSIBILITY HIERARCHY
The Middle Voice
This book approaches the middle voice from the perspective of typology and language universals research. The principal aim is to provide a typologically valid characterization of the category of…
Discourse, Consciousness, and Time: The Flow and Displacement of Conscious Experience in Speaking and Writing
- Art, Linguistics
In this text, the author demonstrates how the study of language and consciousness together can provide an unexpectedly broad understanding of the way the mind works. Relying on close analyses of…
Are Grammatical Relations Universal