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The Oxford Handbook of Case

Edited by Andrej L. Malchukov [[missing key: and]] Andrew Spencer

Volume 1, issue Published in print November 2008 | ISBN: 9780199206476
Published online September 2012 | | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199206476.001.0001

Series: Oxford Handbooks in Linguistics

The Oxford Handbook of Case

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The Acquisition of Case

Sonja Eisenbeiss, Bhuvana Narasimhan and Maria Voeikova.

in The Oxford Handbook of Case

November 2008; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Grammar, Syntax and Morphology. 5974 words.

Case is one of the most heterogeneous nominal morphological categories: the number of case forms in morphological paradigms, the syntactic and semantic functions of case, and the set of...

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Asymmetry in Case Marking

Oliver A. Iggesen.

in The Oxford Handbook of Case

November 2008; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Linguistics; Grammar, Syntax and Morphology; Linguistic Typology. 4100 words.

Many languages with nominal case inflection apply the same distinctions of case forms evenly across their entire nominal lexicon. Hence, all conceivable subclasses of nominals must...

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Case and Alternative Strategies

Anna Siewierska and Dik Bakker.

in The Oxford Handbook of Case

November 2008; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Linguistics; Grammar, Syntax and Morphology. 5996 words.

It is often assumed and sometimes explicitly stated that both agreement marking and word order constitute viable alternatives to morphological case with respect to some subset of the...

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Case and Contact Linguistics

Lars Johanson.

in The Oxford Handbook of Case

November 2008; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Linguistics; Grammar, Syntax and Morphology. 2636 words.

Language contact affects case categories in various ways. This article examines the effects of contacts between linguistic codes (languages, unrelated or related, or language varieties):...

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Case and Declensional Paradigms

James P. Blevins.

in The Oxford Handbook of Case

November 2008; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Linguistics; Grammar, Syntax and Morphology. 7745 words.

Case plays a central role in declensional paradigms, as reflected in the way that declensions are traditionally described as ‘case paradigms’. Case is often the declensional feature with...

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Case and the Typology of Transitivity

Seppo Kittilä.

in The Oxford Handbook of Case

November 2008; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Linguistics; Grammar, Syntax and Morphology; Linguistic Typology. 3247 words.

Canonical transitive events involve a volitional and controlling agent and a thoroughly affected patient. Any deviation from this prototype may result in a change in the coding of the...

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Case and Voice

Masayoshi Shibatani.

in The Oxford Handbook of Case

November 2008; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Linguistics; Grammar, Syntax and Morphology. 5325 words.

Voice refers to the pattern of the form-function correlation along the parameters pertaining to the evolutionary properties of an action. Hence, there are marked voice categories pertaining...

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Case as a Morphological Phenomenon

Andrew Spencer.

in The Oxford Handbook of Case

November 2008; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Linguistics; Grammar, Syntax and Morphology. 4973 words.

In most modern approaches to grammar, the term ‘case’ is systematically ambiguous between ‘(inflected) form of a nominal word’ and ‘property of a noun phrase (determiner phrase)’. In a...

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Case, Grammatical Relations, and Semantic Roles

Beatrice Primus.

in The Oxford Handbook of Case

November 2008; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Linguistics; Grammar, Syntax and Morphology; Semantics. 5882 words.

This article presents an overview of the basic issues concerning the relationship between case, grammatical relations, and semantic roles such as agent and patient. In most approaches,...

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Case in a Topic-Prominent Language

Akio Ogawa.

in The Oxford Handbook of Case

November 2008; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Linguistics; Grammar, Syntax and Morphology; Language Families. 2910 words.

Discussions about topic-prominent language verus subject-prominent language are old but still of current interest. According to the now classic work of Li and Thompson (1976),...

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