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Author Zeller, Jochen.

Title Particle verbs and local domains / Jochen Zeller
Published Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : J. Benjamins, [2001]
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 323 pages)
Series Linguistik aktuell = Linguistics today, 0166-0829 ; v. 41
Linguistik aktuell ; Bd. 41
Contents Particle verbs and local domains; Editorial page; Title page; LCC data; Table of ontents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Chapter 1: Syntax, morphology and lexical licensing; Chapter 2: The syntax of particle verbs; Chapter 3: The non-functional nature of particle phrases; Chapter 4: The lexical representation of particle verbs; Chapter 5: Local domains and morphology; Chapter 6: Particle verbs and word formation; Chapter 7: Typological remarks and reanalysis; Conclusion; References; Name Index; Subject Index; The series LINGUISTIK AKTUELL/LINGUISTICS TODAY
Summary This book offers a new account of particle verbs in German and Dutch by looking at the conditions under which a non-morphological structure may exhibit "word-like" properties. It shows that although particles are represented as phrasal complements of their verbs, they lack the functional structure which is usually associated with phrases. The author uses the concept of a "local domain", which can be established by terminal nodes both in syntax and in morphology, to demonstrate why the impoverished syntactic structure of particle verbs shares important features of complex words derived in morph
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 305-314) and indexes
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Subject German language -- Verb.
Grammar, Comparative and general -- Morphology.
Grammar, Comparative and general -- Particles.
Grammar, Comparative and general -- Syntax.
Grammar, Comparative and general -- Verb.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 00140117
ISBN 1588110362
9027298262 (electronic bk.)
9789027298263 (electronic bk.)