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Title Argument selectors : a new perspective on grammatical relations / edited by Alena Witzlack-Makarevich, University of Kiel ; Balthasar Bickel, University of Zurich
Published Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Publishing Company, [2019]

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Description 1 online resource (vi, 536 pages)
Series Typological Studies in Language (TSL) ; volume 123
Typological studies in language ; v. 123.
Contents Intro; Argument Selectors; Editorial page; Title page; Copyright page; Table of contents; Argument selectors: A new perspective on grammatical relationsAn introduction; 1. Introduction; 2. Grammatical relations: A brief history of research; 3. Arguments; 3.1 Arguments vs. adjuncts; 3.2 Generalized semantic roles; 3.3 Predicate classes; 3.4 Referential specifications of arguments; 4. Clause-level conditions; 5. Argument selectors; 5.1 Argument marking; 5.2 Phrase structure; 5.3 Biclausal argument selectors; 5.3.1 Argument selectors with control and raising verbs
5.3.2 Argument selectors with other types of clause combining5.3.3 Relativization site as an argument selector; 5.4 Diathesis alternation; 5.5 Other argument selectors; 6. Conclusion; References; Appendix: Questionnaire; Grammatical relations in Mapudungun; 1. Introduction; 2. Argument selectors; 2.1 Dependent marking; 2.2 Head marking; 2.3 Word order; 2.4 Some potential argument selectors; 2.5 Addressees of imperatives; 2.6 Nonfinite verb forms; 2.6.1 Am- and üm-forms; 2.6.2 N-, el, and etew-forms; 2.6.3 Lu-forms; 2.6.4 Summary; 2.7 Raising and control; 3. Summary and discussion
AcknowledgmentsAbbreviations; Data sources; References; Grammatical relations in Sanzhi Dargwa; 1. Introduction; 1.1 Sanzhi Dargwa; 1.2 The argument/adjunct distinction; 1.3 Predicate classes and valency; 2. Previous studies on grammatical relations in the Nakh-Daghestanian languages; 2. Previous studies on grammatical relations in the Nakh-Daghestanian languages; 3. Head marking: Agreement; 3.1 Gender/number agreement; 3.2 Person agreement; 4. Dependent marking: Case; 5. Imperatives; 6. Conjunction reduction; 7. Complement control; 8. Reflexives and reciprocals; 8.1 Reflexive constructions
8.2 Reciprocal constructions9. Causativization; 10. Relativization; 11. Antipassive; 12. Quantifier floating; 13. Summary; Abbreviations; References; Grammatical relations in Mon: Syntactic tests in an isolating language; 1. Introduction; 2. Transitivity in Mon: Syntactic and semantic; 2.1 Intransitive expressions; 2.2 Transitive expressions; 2.3 Ditransitive expressions; 2.4 Semantic transitivity; 3. Argument selectors in Mon; 3.1 Word order; 3.2 Case marking; 3.3 Voice; 3.3.1 Passive; 3.3.2 Causative; 3.4 Secondary verbs; 3.5 Control; 3.6 Reflexives; 3.7 Purposive clauses
3.8 Not relevant in Mon4. Conclusions; Sources; Abbreviations; References; Grammatical relations in Hiligaynon; 1. Introduction; 2. Clause structure; 2.1 Arguments; 2.2 Adjuncts; 2.3 Predicates; 2.3.1 Zero transitives; 2.3.2 Intransitives; 2.3.3 Transitives; 3. Argument structure alternations; 3.1 Intransitivizers; 3.2 Transitivizers; 3.2.1 Basic transitivers; 3.2.2 Instrumental transitivizers; 3.2.3 Locative transitivizers; 3.2.4 Causatives; 3.3 Reflexives and reciprocals; 3.4 The status of voice morphology; 4. Grammatical relations in use
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on March 07, 2019)
Subject Grammar, Comparative and general -- Syntax.
Semantics.
semantics.
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Grammar & Punctuation.
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Linguistics -- Syntax.
Grammar, Comparative and general -- Syntax
Semantics
Form Electronic book
Author Witzlack-Makarevich, Alena, editor.
Bickel, Balthasar, editor.
LC no. 2018058017
ISBN 9789027263025
9027263027