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Adjectives at the syntax-semantics interface

Francesca Ramaglia

Adjectives at the syntax-semantics interface

by Francesca Ramaglia

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Published by Lincom Europa in Muenchen .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Comparative and general Grammar,
  • Adjective

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 209-227).

    StatementFrancesca Ramaglia
    SeriesLINCOM studies in theoretical linguistics -- 45, LINCOM studies in theoretical linguistics -- 45.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP273 .R36 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 227 pages :
    Number of Pages227
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25143811M
    ISBN 103862880397
    ISBN 109783862880393
    LC Control Number2011447116
    OCLC/WorldCa707196704

    This book offers a syntax and a semantics of nonverbal predicates (i.e., nominal, adjectival, and prepositional predicates) in copular sentences. It explores how the different interpretations of nonverbal predicates can be accounted for in a system that maintains a single structure for predication. The book departs from earlier studies by arguing in favor of a ternary distinction between. The structural and semantic properties of adverbials represent a still poorly understood area of sentential syntax and semantics in Germanic languages. In particular, it is an open question which different adverbial usages need to be distinguished, which usages are tied to which syntactic positions, and how these different usage can be formally analyzed. Focussing on adverbial adjectives in.

    The study of the syntax–semantics interface is concerned with linguistic phenomena that are the product of interactions between principles of syntactic organization and principles of semantic interpretation. Such interactions abound in natural language and can be found in all subsystems of the grammar. Syntax, Semantics, Pragmatics. The study of language is often divided into semantics, syntactics and pragmatics. Similar divisions appear in computer science where the construction and application of computer programs are investigated.

    The paper ‘Degree Expressions at the Syntax-Semantics Interface’ by Jens Fleischhauer is concerned with verb gradation. The goal of the paper is to show that diUerent types of verb gradation – degree gradation on the one hand and extent gradation on the other – are realised in . The definiteness feature at the syntax-semantics interface GABI DANON Introduction Cross-linguistically, genitive constructions in which embedding does not make use of a prepositional element have often been noted to display some kind of sharing of definiteness value between the embedded nominal and the larger one.


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Get this from a library. Positions and Interpretations: German Adverbial Adjectives at the Syntax-Semantics Interface. [Martin Schäfer] -- Main description: The structural and semantic properties of adverbials represent a still poorly understood area of sentential syntax and semantics in Germanic languages.

The volume gives a detailed. The CogNet Library: References Collection: Table of Contents: Syntax-Semantics Interface ««Previous Next»» A commonplace observation about language is that it consists of the systematic association of sound patterns with meaning.

SYNTAX studies the. Romanian adjectives at the syntax-semantics interface Article (PDF Available) in Acta Linguistica Hungarica 63(2) June with 63 Reads How we measure 'reads'. Adjectives and Adverbs: Syntax, Semantics, and Discourse Louise McNally, Christopher Kennedy In this volume leading researchers present new work on the semantics and pragmatics of adjectives and adverbs, and their interfaces with syntax.

Louise McNally is Associate Professor of Linguistics at Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona. She is the author of The Semantics of the English Existential Construction (Garland, ) and co-editor, with Peter Culicover, of Syntax and Semantics The Limits of Syntax (Academic Press, ).

Her publications include articles on various aspects of adjectival semantics, the compositional Author: Louise Mcnally.

Adjectives are comparatively less well studied than the lexical categories of nouns and verbs. The present volume brings together studies in the syntax and semantics of adjectives.

Four of the contributions investigate the syntax of adjectives in a variety of languages (English, French, Mandarin Chinese, Modern Hebrew, Russian, Spanish, and Serbocroatian). Idioms and the syntax/semantics interface of descriptive content vs.

reference Berit Gehrke (CNRS-U. Paris-Diderot) & Louise McNally (Universitat Pompeu Fabra) Abstract The syntactic literature on idioms contains some proposals (e.g.

SporticheCecchetto &. The comparative approach adopted, together with the assumption of a formal model of grammar, makes this study combine empirical investigation with the theoretical insights of the last years.

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an evaluation by. This book is a collection of papers presented at a workshop on adjectives and adverbs held in at Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona. Elev-en papers presented there are included in this volume, and are devoted to a wide range of aspects of adjectives and adverbs, varying from syntax-seman-tic interface to discoursal issues.

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Joachim Lambek McGill University, Montreal, Canada. Summer 0. Introduction. The boundary of two subdivisions of grammar may hide some underlying assumptions that speakers of a language are not necessarily aware of.

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