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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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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 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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Acquiring Possessives

Theo Marinis.

in The Oxford Handbook of Developmental Linguistics

July 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Language Acquisition; Grammar, Syntax and Morphology. 8231 words.

The concepts of possession and ownership are among the first to be expressed by children when they start acquiring language. This chapter starts with an overview of the properties of...

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Acquiring Unaccusativity: A Cross-Linguistic look

Janet Randall, Angeliek van Hout, Jürgen Weissenborn and Harald Baayen.

in The Unaccusativity Puzzle

January 2004; p ublished online January 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Grammar, Syntax and Morphology. 7875 words.

This chapter begins with a discussion of linking rules across languages. It then discusses the semantics of unaccusatives and an experiment to test the semantic factors in linking rules. It...

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