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Author Dikken, Marcel den, 1965-

Title Particles : on the syntax of verb-particle, triadic, and causative constructions / Marcel den Dikken
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 1995
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 288 pages)
Series Oxford studies in comparative syntax
Oxford studies in comparative syntax.
Contents Preface; Contents; 1 Preliminaries; 2 The structure of particle constructions; 3 Particles and the dative alternation; 4 Movement and structural ambiguity in double object constructions; 5 Affixal particles in applicatives and causatives; 6 Conclusions; References
Summary In this title, the author investigates the distribution and placement of verbal particles, which are words that do not change their form through inflection and do not fit easily into the established system of parts of speech. He analyses data from Norwegian, English, Dutch, German, and other languages
Analysis Grammar
Notes Rev. and updated version of the author's thesis--Leiden, 1992
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-288)
Notes Print version record
Subject Causative (Linguistics)
Grammar, Comparative and general -- Particles.
Grammar, Comparative and general -- Syntax.
Grammar, Comparative and general -- Verb.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 94041274
ISBN 0195091353 (paperback)
0195358007 (electronic bk.)
9780195091359 (paperback)
9780195358001 (electronic bk.)