Download E-books On the Nature of the Syntax-Phonology Interface (North-Holland Linguistic Series: Linguistic Variations) (Series in International Business and Economics) PDF

The theoretical area of research of this quantity is the character of the syntax-phonology interface. The empirical area of research is cliticization in South Slavic. the quantity additionally examines a number of phenomena that bring up theoretical concerns relating to these serious about South Slavic cliticization, particularly, a number of wh-fronting in Slavic and Romanian, Germanic V-2, item shift and stylistic fronting in Scandinavian, and negation in Romance. The vital theoretical questions thought of within the quantity are how syntax and phonology have interaction with one another and no matter if PF can impact observe order. it's argued that PF does have an effect on note order, yet now not via real PF move. the amount makes new proposals in regards to the structural illustration of clitics and the character of clitic clustering. It additionally presents an account of the second one place influence and teases aside the function of syntax and phonology in cliticization and the second one place phenomenon.

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Download E-books The Syntax of Imperatives (Cambridge Studies in Linguistics) PDF

By Asier Alcázar

The relevant clause is one in all 3 significant sentence forms which have been discovered to be common around the languages of the area. in comparison to declaratives and interrogatives, the central kind has acquired assorted analyses within the literature. This state of the art examine places ahead a brand new linguistic thought of imperatives, arguing that different types of the speech act, particularly Speaker and Addressee, are conceptually invaluable for an enough syntactic account. The publication deals compelling empirical and descriptive proof by way of surveying new typological info in serious overview of competing hypotheses in the direction of an indexical syntax of human language. an enticing learn for college students and researchers drawn to linguistics, philosophy and the syntax of language.

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Download E-books Dictionnaire des combinaisons de mots PDF

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Download E-books Features, Categories and the Syntax of A-Positions: Cross-Linguistic Variation in the Germanic Languages (Studies in Natural Language and Linguistic Theory) PDF

This e-book investigates a number of features of the distribution of nominal arguments, and specifically the cross-linguistic edition that may be came across one of the Germanic languages during this area of the syntax. The empirical themes mentioned comprise variable vs. mounted argument order, the distribution of matters with admire to adjuncts, expletive buildings, and indirect subjecthood. those are analyzed inside a theoretical framework that is in line with the Minimalist application.

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Download E-books Corpus-Linguistic Applications: Current Studies, New Directions. (Language and Computers) PDF

This quantity offers an outline of 4 presently booming components within the self-discipline of corpus linguistics. the 1st part is anxious with stories of the heritage and improvement of morphological and syntactic phenomena in English, Spanish, and Mandarin chinese language. the second one part comprises case stories investigating the services and contexts of use of other morphological and syntactic varieties in English, Spanish, Russian, and Mandarin chinese language. The 3rd part includes reviews within the box of style and sign in from settings as different as healthiness, name heart, educational, and felony discourse. the ultimate part positive aspects papers refining latest, and exploring new, corpus-linguistic equipment: dispersions, textual content mining, corpus similarity, in addition to the advance of extraction styles and the overview of tagging equipment.

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Download E-books Evolution and Revolution in Linguistic Theory: Studies in Honor of Carlos P. Otero (Georgetown Studies In Romance) PDF

This quantity provides essays through the various prime figures within the leading edge of theoretical linguistics in the framework of common grammmar. one of many first books to undertake the "minimalist" framework to syntactic research, it incorporates a principal essay through Noam Chomsky at the minimalist software and covers quite a number issues in syntax and morphology.

Contributors: Luigi Burzio, Héctor Campos, Noam Chomsky, Joseph E. Emonds, Robert Freidin, James Harris, Ray Jackendoff, Paula Kempchinsky, Howard Lasnik, Claudia Parodi, Carlos Piera, A. Carlos Quicoli, Dominique Sportiche, Esther Torrego.

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Download E-books Understanding English Grammar: A Linguistic Introduction PDF

Language is basically a device for conversation, but many textbooks nonetheless deal with English grammar as easily a collection of ideas and proof to be memorised via rote. This new textbook is made for college students who're pissed off with this strategy and would prefer as a substitute to appreciate grammar and the way it really works. Why are there destiny tenses in English? What are auxiliaries and why are they so complicated? Why are English movement verbs challenging to exploit? Why are determiners so very important in English? those and lots of different commonly asked questions are responded during this convenient consultant. pupil studying is supported with a variety of workouts, bankruptcy summaries and proposals for extra interpreting. An accompanying web site bargains extra assets, together with extra lecture room workouts and an opportunity to have interaction with the writer. it's the crucial grammar toolkit for college kids of English language and linguistics and destiny lecturers of English as a moment Language.

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Download E-books Case, Argument Structure, and Word Order (Routledge Leading Linguists) PDF

By Shigeru Miyagawa

Over the years, an immense strand of Miyagawa's study has been to review how syntax, case marking, and argument constitution engage. specifically, Miyagawa's paintings addresses the character of the connection among syntax and argument constitution, and the way case marking and different phenomena aid to clarify this courting. during this choice of new and revised items, Miyagawa expands and develops new analyses for numeral quantifier stranding, ditransitive structures, nominative/genitive alternation, "syntactic" research of lexical and syntactic causatives, and historic switch within the accusative case marking from previous eastern to trendy eastern. All of those analyses display an intimate relation between case marking, argument constitution, and note order.

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Download E-books Remnant Raising and VSO Clausal Architecture: A Case Study of San Lucas Quiavini Zapotec (Studies in Natural Language and Linguistic Theory) PDF

By Felicia Lee

San Lucas Quiaviní Zapotec, an endangered and little-examined indigenous language of Mexico, exhibits more than a few syntactic and morphological phenomena incompatible with typical Minimalist money owed of verb move. This paintings proposes a VP-remnant elevating account for those phenomena, encouraged by way of Kayne’s (1992) antisymmetry software. The e-book additionally examines the implications of phrasal remnant flow for negation structures, and the translation of stressful, point, and mood.

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Download E-books Measuring Grammatical Complexity PDF

This ebook examines the query of no matter if languages can vary in grammatical complexity and, if this is the case, how relative complexity changes should be measured. the quantity differs from others dedicated to the query of complexity in language in that the authors all procedure the matter from the perspective of formal grammatical conception, psycholinguistics, or neurolinguistics. Chapters examine a couple of key matters in grammatical complexity, taking phonological, morphological, syntactic, and semantic issues under consideration. those contain what's known as the 'trade-off problem', particularly no matter if complexity in a single grammatical part is unavoidably balanced through simplicity in one other; and the query of interpretive complexity, that's, even if and the way one may possibly degree the trouble for the hearer in assigning aspiring to an utterance and the way such complexity could be factored in to an total complexity evaluation.

Measuring Grammatical Complexity brings jointly a few special students within the box, and may be of curiosity to linguists of all theoretical stripes from complex undergraduate point upwards, fairly these operating within the parts of morphosyntax, psycholinguistics, neurolinguistics, and cognitive linguistics.

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