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The grammaticalization of give + infinitive [electronic resource] : a comparative study of Russian, Polish, and Czech / by Ruprecht von Waldenfels.

By: Waldenfels, Ruprecht von.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Trends in linguisticsStudies and monographs: 256.Publisher: Berlin ; Boston : De Gruyter Mouton, c2012Description: 1 online resource (p.).ISBN: 9783110293777 (electronic bk.); 3110293773 (electronic bk.); 1283628651; 9781283628655.Subject(s): Russian language -- Grammaticalization | Polish language -- Grammaticalization | Czech language -- Grammaticalization | Contrastive linguistics | FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / Slavic Languages (Other)Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: No titleDDC classification: 491.80456 Online resources: EBSCOhost Summary: The author analyses the grammaticalization of 'give' with infinitive in causative and modal constructions in the closely related Slavic languages Russian, Polish and Czech. Drawing on extensive diachronic and synchronic corpus data, the study combines a detailed analysis of the current use of these constructions with a reconstruction of their development. General issues discussed include polarity sensitivity in causatives, types of causee coding, the emergence of non-agreeing diathesis structures in Polish and the role of language contact with German.
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The author analyses the grammaticalization of 'give' with infinitive in causative and modal constructions in the closely related Slavic languages Russian, Polish and Czech. Drawing on extensive diachronic and synchronic corpus data, the study combines a detailed analysis of the current use of these constructions with a reconstruction of their development. General issues discussed include polarity sensitivity in causatives, types of causee coding, the emergence of non-agreeing diathesis structures in Polish and the role of language contact with German.

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