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Split auxiliary systems [electronic resource] : a cross-linguistic perspective / edited by Ra�ul Aranovich.

Contributor(s): Aranovich, Ra�ul.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Typological studies in language: v. 69.Publisher: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub., c2007Description: 1 online resource (vi, 277 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9789027292568 (electronic bk.); 9027292566 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Grammar, Comparative and general -- Auxiliaries -- Congresses | Language and languages -- Variation -- Congresses | LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Grammar & Punctuation | LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Linguistics -- Syntax | HulpwerkwoordenGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Split auxiliary systems.DDC classification: 415 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Split Auxiliary Systems; Editorial page; Title page; LCC data; Table of contents; Foreword; Split auxiliary selection from a cross-linguistic perspective; Transitivity parameters and auxiliary selection by L2 students of German; An irrealis BE auxiliary in Romanian*; Auxiliary selection and split intransitivity in Paduan; The development of the HAVE perfect; Agentivity versus auxiliary choice; Optimizing auxiliary selection in Romance*; Auxiliary selection in Chinese*; Parameterized auxiliary selection; Particle selection in Korean auxiliary formation*
Summary: The alternation between the auxiliaries BE and HAVE, which this collection examines, is often discussed in connection with generative analyses of split intransitivity. But this book's purpose is to place the phenomenon in a broader context. Well-known facts in the Romance and Germanic language families are extended with data from lesser studied languages and dialects (Romanian, Paduan), and also with experimental and historical data. Moreover, the book goes beyond the usual language families in which the phenomenon has been studied, with the inclusion of two chapters on Chinese and Korean. The.
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Includes selected papers from a workshop on Cross-linguistic variation in auxiliary selection, held at the University of California, Davis, May 31-June 1, 2002.

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Description based on print version record.

Split Auxiliary Systems; Editorial page; Title page; LCC data; Table of contents; Foreword; Split auxiliary selection from a cross-linguistic perspective; Transitivity parameters and auxiliary selection by L2 students of German; An irrealis BE auxiliary in Romanian*; Auxiliary selection and split intransitivity in Paduan; The development of the HAVE perfect; Agentivity versus auxiliary choice; Optimizing auxiliary selection in Romance*; Auxiliary selection in Chinese*; Parameterized auxiliary selection; Particle selection in Korean auxiliary formation*

The alternation between the auxiliaries BE and HAVE, which this collection examines, is often discussed in connection with generative analyses of split intransitivity. But this book's purpose is to place the phenomenon in a broader context. Well-known facts in the Romance and Germanic language families are extended with data from lesser studied languages and dialects (Romanian, Paduan), and also with experimental and historical data. Moreover, the book goes beyond the usual language families in which the phenomenon has been studied, with the inclusion of two chapters on Chinese and Korean. The.

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