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Author Lomaschvili, Leila.

Title Complex predicates : the syntax-morphology interface / Leila Lomaschvili
Published Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub. Co., [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (vii, 190 pages)
Series Linguistik aktuell/linguistics today ; v. 174
Linguistik aktuell ; Bd. 174
Contents Complex Predicates; Editorial page; Title page; LCC data; Table of contents; Acknowledgements; List of abbreviations and symbols; Chapter 1. Preliminaries; Chapter 2. The morphosyntax of causative alternations; Chapter 3. Applicatives as complex predicates; Chapter 4. Conclusions; References; Appendix A; Index; The series Linguistik Aktuell/Linguistics Today
Summary Complex predicates present different levels of complexity at the syntactic and morphological levels crosslinguistically. The focus of this book is a subset of these constructions (causative and applicative) in three polysynthetic languages of the South Caucasian language family, in which the functional morphology associated with the argument structure of these constructions is unusually rich. Due to such focus, the syntax-morphology interface in causative and applicative constructions is subject to scrutiny in two main chapters of the book. The analysis includes the argument structure of causa
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 181-184) and index
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Subject Grammar, Comparative and general -- Morphology.
Grammar, Comparative and general -- Syntax.
Grammar, Comparative and general -- Verb phrase.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 128305146X
9027255571 (alk. paper)
9027287198 (electronic bk.)
9789027255570 (alk. paper)
9789027287199 (electronic bk.)
(alk. paper)