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Title Language universals and variation / edited by Mengistu Amberber and Peter Collins.

Published Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2002.

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  417.2 LANG    DUE 18-12-19
Physical description vii, 280 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Perspectives on cognitive science.
Perspectives on cognitive science.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1 Quirky Alternations of Transitivity: The Case of Ingestive Predicates / Mengistu Amberber 1 -- Ingestives in a Cross-Linguistic Perspective 4 -- Ingestives and Ambitransitivity 10 -- Ingestives as Three-Place Predicates 12 -- 2 Explaining Clitic Variation in Spanish / Jose Camacho, Liliana Sanchez 21 -- Overview of the Third Person Clitic Paradigm in Spanish 22 -- Overview of the Etymological and the Referential Dialects 22 -- Accounting for the Etymological Dialect and Referential A Dialects 25 -- Contact Dialects 28 -- 3 Slavic Passives, Bantu Passives, and Human Cognition / Peter F. Kipka 41 -- A Framework 42 -- Slavic 45 -- Bantu 49 -- Small Clauses 54 -- Prototypicality 56 -- 4 Split VP Hypothesis: Evidence from Language Acquisition / Masatoshi Koizumi 61 -- Split VP Hypothesis 63 -- Preverbal Objects 67 -- A Split VP Account 71 -- Further Prediction 74 -- Clausal Architecture 75 -- 5 Syntactic Constraints in a "Free Word Order" Language / Mary Laughren 83 -- Composition of Warlpiri AUX 86 -- Syntactic Constraints on the Position of AUX 92 -- Negative AUX 112 -- A Comparative Overview 117 -- 6 On the Range and Variety of Cases Assigned by Adpositions / Alan R. Libert 131 -- Type I--Languages with One (Main) Adpositional Case 132 -- Type II--Languages with More Than One Adpositional Case 143 -- Toward a Minimalist Account of Adpositional Case 150 -- 7 Optimality and Three Western Austronesian Case Systems / Anna Maclachlan 155 -- Background: Case System Typology, Optimality and Austronesian 156 -- Three Western Austronesian Case Systems in OT 160 -- 8 Affixes, Clitics, and Bantu Morphosyntax / Sam Mchombo 185 -- Morpholexical versus Morphosyntactic Processes 186 -- Verbal Suffixation 188 -- Verbal Prefixation 192 -- Affixes versus Clitics 193 -- Clitics and Inflectional Morphology 194 -- On the Architecture of Universal Grammar 197 -- Acquired Language Deficit 199 -- Language Change 201 -- Language Acquisition 202 -- Parsing Strategies for Bantu 204 -- 9 Two Types of Wh-In-Situ / Masanori Nakamura 211 -- Lexical Properties 213 -- Syntactic Properties 215 -- Toward a Nonunitary Account 219 -- Null Operator Movement as Feature Movement 225 -- 10 Vowel Place Contrasts / Keren Rice 239 -- Evidence for Peripheral 241 -- Phonetic Realization of Peripheral Vowels 260 -- Conclusions and Consequences 263.
Other author Amberber, Mengistu, 1961-
Collins, Peter, 1950-
Subject Language and languages -- Variation.
Typology (Linguistics)
Grammar, Comparative and general.
ISBN 0275976823 (alk. paper)
0275976831 (paperback: alk. paper)