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    • Wilbur, Joshua (2014)
      Pite Saami is a highly endangered Western Saami language in the Uralic language family currently spoken by a few individuals in Swedish Lapland. This grammar is the first extensive book-length treatment of a Saami language ...
    • Dessì Schmid, Sarah (2020)
      This synchronic study presents a new onomasiological, frame-theoretical model for the description, classification and theoretical analysis of the cross-linguistic content category aspectuality. It deals specifically with ...
    • Guérin, Valérie (2019-03-14)
      Many descriptive grammars report the use of a linguistic pattern at the interface between discourse and syntax which is known generally as tail-head linkage. This volume takes an unprecedented look at this type of linkage ...
    • Fujita, Koji; Boeckx, Cedric (2016)
      Biolinguistics is a highly interdisciplinary field that seeks the rapprochement between linguistics and biology. Linking theoretical linguistics, theoretical biology, genetics, neuroscience and cognitive psychology, this ...
    • Barðdal, Jóhanna; Malchukov, Andrej; Comrie, Bernard (2015)
      The present chapter gives an overview of valency classes in Icelandic and the most common, noticeable, or productive alternations found in the language. The over-view is based on my own native-speaker knowledge of the ...
    • Kluck, Marlies; Trotzke, Andreas; Bayer, Josef (2015)
      The paper is organised as follows. In order to establish which kinds of parentheses should be considered ‘anchored’, I present a global overview in §2. This is followed by a discussion of the core properties of anchored ...
    • Wichmann, Søren; Malchukov, Andrej; Comrie, Bernard (2015)
      Implicational hierarchies have been one of the key ingredients in linguistic typology for around half a century, i.e., ever since the discovery of Berlin & Kay (1969) that the presence of a certain color term in a language ...
    • Shlonsky, Ur; Rizzi, Luigi; Hartmann, Jutta; Jäger, Marion; Kehl, Andreas; Konietzko, Andreas; Winkler, Susanne (2018)
      Criterial Freezing is a particular instance of freezing arising in criterial configurations, i.e., in configurations dedicated to the expression of scope-discourse properties. Recent proposals (e.g., Rizzi 2015a,b) try to ...
    • Kluck, Marlies; Ott, Dennis; Vries, Mark de (2014)
      While customarily considered ‘peripheral’ linguistic phenomena, both parenthesis and ellipsis raise interesting and far-reaching theoretical questions. It is worth bearing in mind that research in theoretical linguistics ...
    • Griffiths, James; Güneş, Güliz; Kluck, Marlies; Ott, Dennis; de Vries, Mark (2014)
      De Vries’ (2006 et seq.) addition of ‘par-Merge’ to the extant Merger operations utilized by the narrow syntax provides a means by which to model parataxis and yet maintain that paratactic constituents (i.e. parentheticals) ...
    • Belletti, Adriana; Aboh, Enoch; Haeberli, Eric; Puskás, Genoveva; Schönenberger, Manuela (2017)
      Classical analyses of Romance causatives of the Italian/French type illustrated in examples like (2) and (3) below for Italian, proposed that an overt process of VP-preposing occurs in the derivation of these structures ...
    • Rizzi, Luigi; Aboh, Enoch; Haeberli, Eric; Puskás, Genoveva; Schönenberger, Manuela (2017)
      This volume brings together a selection of articles illustrating the multifaceted nature of current research in generative syntax. The authors, including some of the leading figures in the field, present analyses of ...
    • Güneş, Güliz; Çöltekin, Çağrı; Schneider, Stefan; Glikman, Julie; Avanzi, Mathieu (2015)
      This study investigates the prosody of different types of sentence-medial parentheticals in Turkish. The results of a production experiment show that clausal parentheticals exhibit cues similar to intonation phrase-level ...
    • Kluck, Marlies; de Vries, Mark; Schneider, Stefan; Glikman, Julie; Avanzi, Mathieu (2015)
      Parenthetical comment and reporting clauses exhibit various interesting properties, which are shown to be related. Three different word order pat-terns are attested in Dutch and German: apparent V1, V2 and V-final; the ...
    • Griffiths , James; Schneider, Stefan; Glikman, Julie; Avanzi, Mathieu (2015)
      In this paper, I present a syntactico-pragmatic delimitation and subsequent analysis of reduced parenthetical clause constructions that is based upon Schneider’s (2007a) superordinate and binary division between reduced ...
    • Bozsahin, Cem (2012)
      The book examines to what extent the mediating relation between constituents and their semantics can arise from combinatory knowledge of words. It traces the roots of Combinatory Categorial Grammar, and uses the theory to ...
    • Schlücker, Barbara (2019)
      The volume explores compounds and multi-word expressions and their interrelation regarding their status in lexicon and grammar in a variety of European languages, including a contrastive overview with a focus on German. ...
    • Nørgård-Sørensen, Jens; Heltoft, Lars; Schøsler, Lene (2011-12-21)
      This monograph presents a view on grammaticalisation radically different from standard views centering around the cline of grammaticality. Grammar is seen as a complex sign system, and, as a consequence, grammatical change ...
    • Berg, Kristian (2019)
      Wie werden Wörter im Deutschen und im Englischen geschrieben? Wo sind Gemeinsamkeiten, wo sind Unterschiede? Diese Fragen werden aus morphologisch-graphematischer Perspektive bearbeitet. Es geht hier also nicht um Bezüge ...
    • Aboh, Enoch; Haeberli, Eric; Puskás, Genoveva; Schönenberger, Manuela (2017)
      Generative Syntax; Comparative Syntax; Micro-comparative Syntax