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Peter Svenonius.

in The Oxford Handbook of Linguistic Interfaces

February 2007; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Linguistics; Grammar, Syntax and Morphology. 17487 words.

This article is about basic word order, morphology, and their relationship to movement. It explores some cross-linguistically pervasive word-order tendencies in which the hierarchical...

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<i>À</i> to <i>Zu</i>

Máire Noonan.

in Mapping Spatial PPs

August 2010; p ublished online September 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Grammar, Syntax and Morphology. 15297 words.

This chapter argues for a richly articulated structure where a nominal head (Place) (cf. Terzi’s contribution) is embedded within an extended functional projection, itself embedded under...

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{A/a}spect/discourse interactions

Liliane Tasmowski.

in Sentence and Discourse

October 2015; p ublished online December 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Grammar, Syntax and Morphology; Semantics. 8091 words.

This chapter has its origin in the totally unexpected observation that in a translation of a narrative text from French into Bulgarian each and every preverbal weak indefinite subject in...

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A-Bar Dependencies

Norvin Richards.

in The Oxford Handbook of Linguistic Minimalism

March 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Linguistics; Grammar, Syntax and Morphology. 7778 words.

The earliest work in minimalism was primarily concerned with A-movement and its effects. Still, the mechanisms proposed in this work and in its sequels have had profound implications for...

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Abstract Phrasal and Clausal Constructions

Thomas Hoffmann.

in The Oxford Handbook of Construction Grammar

April 2013; p ublished online December 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Linguistics; Grammar, Syntax and Morphology. 9580 words.

This chapter examines abstract phrasal and clausal constructions, the most complex and schematic end of the constructicon cline. It outlines how constructionist approaches can describe and...

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Accentual Patterns in Romance Verb Forms

Judith Meinschaefer.

in Morphological Autonomy

August 2011; p ublished online January 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Grammar, Syntax and Morphology. 6617 words.

What principles of morphology determine the locus of word stress in Spanish and Italian verb forms? It is argued that paradigmatic uniformity has played a crucial role in the evolution of...

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Acceptability Judgments

James Myers.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Linguistics

P ublished online September 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Computational Linguistics; Linguistics; Grammar, Syntax and Morphology; Phonetics and Phonology; Psycholinguistics. 15067 words.

Acceptability judgments are reports of a speaker’s or signer’s subjective sense of the well-formedness, nativeness, or naturalness of (novel) linguistic forms. Their value comes in...

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Accusative Alternation in Old and Modern Romance

ANNA BARTRA KAUFMANN.

in Grammaticalization and Parametric Variation

August 2005; p ublished online January 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Grammar, Syntax and Morphology. 7636 words.

This chapter investigates the evolution of the argument structure of (psychological) transfer verbs from Latin to Romance. It proposes that the original Latin structure — a construction...

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Accusative and Ergative in Hindi

Anoop Mahajan.

in The Oxford Handbook of Ergativity

June 2017; p ublished online August 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Grammar, Syntax and Morphology. 7494 words.

This chapter examines the nature of case licensing of the direct object in ergative constructions in Hindi, a split ergative language. Split ergativity in Hindi is conditioned by aspect –...

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Accusative Datives in Spanish

Juan Romero.

in Variation in Datives

November 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Grammar, Syntax and Morphology. 6198 words.

This chapter deals with those Spanish dialects where dative clitics have a feminine form for the third person: this clitic has the same shape as the third-person feminine object clitic....

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