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ISBN-13: 9781575860466
Publisher: Center for the Study of Language and Inf
Publication date: 06/01/1997
Series: Center for the Study of Language and Information - Lecture Notes Series , #64
Pages: 514
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author


Alex Alsina is head of the Department of Translation and Language Sciences at Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona, Spain.

Table of Contents

1. Complex predicates: structure and theory Alex Alsina, Joan Bresnan, and Peter Sells; 2. Lexical and syntactic complex predicates Edwin Williams; 3. On the complex nature of simple predicators Ken Hale and Jay Keyser; 4. Toward a lexical representation of phrasal predicates Farrell Ackerman and Philip Lesourd; 5. Complex predicates in Urdu Miriam Butt; 6. Making one’s way through the data Adele E. Goldberg; 7. Auxiliation and serialization: on discerning the difference Carol Rosen; 8. Causatives in Bantu and romance Alex Alsina; 9. Complex predicates and agreement in polysynthetic languages Mark C. Baker; 10. Grammatical structures in verb serialization Mark Durie; 11. Polysynthesis and complex verb formation: the case of applicatives in Yimas William A. Foley; 12. Role or cast? Nick Evans; 13. Mutidimensionality of representation: NV complex predicates in Hindi Tara Mohanan; 14. Remarks on denominal verbs Paul Kiparsky; Index.

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