Split intransitivity in Italian

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This book deals with split intransitivity in Italian, providing an in-depth investigation of the selection of the perfective operator, experiencer predicates, si-constructions, agreement, ne-cliticization, past-participle behaviour and word order.

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This book deals with split intransitivity in Italian, providing an in-depth investigation of the selection of the perfective operatorCited by: Main description: This book deals with split intransitivity in Italian, providing an in-depth investigation of the selection of the perfective operator, experiencer predicates, si-constructions, agreement, ne-cliticization, past-participle behaviour and word order.

Split intransitivity has received a great deal of attention in theoretical linguistics since the formulation of the Unaccusative Hypothesis by David Perlmutter (). This book provides an in-depth investigation of split intransitivity as it occurs in Italian.

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This book deals with split intransitivity in Italian, providing an in-depth investigation of the selection of the perfective operator, experiencer predicates,si-constructions, agreement, ne-cliticization, past-participle behaviour and word author proposes that the manifestations of split intransitivity in Italian, whilst being variously constrained by well-formedness conditions on Author: Professor of Romance Linguistics Delia Bentley.

The principal proposal is that the manifestations of split intransitivity in Italian, whilst being variously constrained by well-formedness conditions on the encoding of information structure Author: Delia Bentley. Split Intransitivity in Italian by Delia Bentley,available at Book Depository with free delivery : Delia Bentley.

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The principal proposal is that the manifestations of split intransitivity in Italian, whilst being variously constrained by well-formedness conditions on the encoding of information structure, primarily derive from the tension between accusative.

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This paper explores the choice between the auxiliaries BE and HAVE with Italian intransitive verbs. Most attempts to account for split intransitivity in Italian, as well as in other Romance languages, can be roughly grouped into two categories: the syntactic perspective and the semantic view.

In this article I propose that instead of attempting to identify one single parameter responsible for. Remarks on split intransitivity Denis CREISSELS Université Lumière (Lyon2) e-mail: [email protected] 1. Introduction A variety of terms have been used with reference to the questions addressed in this talk: split intransitivity, split S, unaccusativity, agentive alignment, active-stative alignment, semantic alignment.

Download Split Intransitivity in Italian - Free epub, mobi, pdf ebooks download, ebook torrents download. Remarks on split intransitivity and fluid intransitivity Sp lit intransitivity in case marking Split intransitivity in case marking can be illustrated by N epali (Li, 7), Georgian (V anAuthor: Denis Creissels.

The main goal of this chapter is critically to address from a comparative perspective some of the most important issues in split intransitivity within the Romance context, covering such areas as conservation and loss of classical and late Latin patterns of split intransitivity; the effects and reflexes of Romance split intransitivity in relation to sentential word order, INDE-cliticization Author: Delia Bentley.

Remarks on split intransitivity. By Denis Creissels. Get PDF ( KB) Abstract. A variety of terms have been used with reference to the questions addressed in this talk: split intransitivity, split S, unaccusativity, agentive alignment, active-stative alignment, semantic alignment Year: OAI identifier: oai: Author: Denis Creissels.

A Note on the Typological Classification ofBasque, Split-Intransitivity and the Unaccusative Hypothesis 3 Since the paper is concerned with split-intransitivity, I will be referring to the above two types of intransitives repeatedly in different sections of the paper.

It seems then convenient to. French, German, and Italian have a grammatical system that is called split-intransitive. It is manifested via the selection of either the verb “to be” or the verb “to have” as the auxiliary verb in the compound past constructions.

The following examples in French and Italian demonstrate this split-intransitivity: (1) Size: KB. Vol. 1, No. 1 Ryan: To What Extent Does Split Intransitivity of the Adult 10 Introduction and Purpose Since the Unaccusative Hypothesis (Perlmutter, ), split intransitivity has been observed to manifest itself in a number of ways both within and across languages.

approach to split intransitivity is taken. This paper argues that split-intransitive phe-nomena are better explained in semantic terms. The semantic analysis will be carried out in Role and Reference Grammar, which assumes the theory of verb classification proposed in Dowty The analysis will focus on Italian, Georgian, and Acehnese.

“Verb Emergence in Spanish and Italian Children during the Second Year of Age" Journal of Child Language Acquisition and Development. Vol 2, No 2 (): Apr. “To What Extent Does Split Intransitivity of the Adult Target Affect Children’s Emerging Verb Patterns?” Athens Journal of Humanities and Arts Antonella Sorace is an experimental linguist, specializing in bilingualism across the lifespan.

She is currently Professor of Developmental Linguistics at the University of Edinburgh, as well as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh and of the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce.

Sorace received a first degree from the University of Rome 'La Sapienza. This is an open access title available under the terms of a CC BY-NC-ND International licence.

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This book provides the first ever large-scale comparative treatment of there sentences (there copula NP), in over Italo-Romance and Sardinian dialects spoken in Italy. Split intransitivity has received a great deal of attention in theoreticallinguistics since the formulation of the Unaccusative Hypothesis by DavidPerlmutter ().

This book provides an in-depth investigation of splitintransitivity as it occurs in Italian. Denis Creissels, Fluid intransitivity in Romance languages: a typological approach, p. 2/25 semantically-driven fluid intransitivity (i.e., a choice between A-alignment and P-alignment both devoid of the strict lexical conditioning characteristic of split intransitivity proper, and sensitive to File Size: KB.

Danziger, Eve (). Split intransitivity and active-inactive patterning in Mopan Maya. International Journal of American Linguistics 62(4), Dayley, Jon P. Voice and ergativity in Mayan languages. Journal of Mayan Linguistics 2(2), DeLancey, Scott ().

An interpretation of split ergativity and related phenomena. Split Intransitivity in Italian. Berlin: Mouton de Guyter. Cennamo, M. The rise and development of analytic perfects in Italo-Romance.

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In T. Eythórsson (ed), Grammatical change and linguistic theory: the Rosendal papers. Amsterdam: J. Benjamins, ___ Perfective auxiliaries in. Speaker in Mapping and Framing Cultural Spaces Under a Dictatorship, Italian Studies, School of Languages, Linguistics and Cultures, University of Manchester, 5th December 'The Subtitle Project.

A vocational education initiative', The Interpreter and Translator Trainer 2(1), (Manchester: St. Jerome, ), pp. Semantic Motivations for Split Intransitivity in Haida 25 Haida¹ is a language that shows split intransitivity, and Klimov ( []), perhaps the most extensive work that focuses on the active-stative type, frequently cites Haida as one of the representative languages.

Th e present study argues thatCited by: 1. telicity and agentivity (Sorace ), lexical aspect for Italian (Van Valin ), telicity for Dutch (Zaenen ), inferable position or state for Dutch (Lieber & Baayen ), and patient-like (affected) subject for Old Spanish (Aranovich ).

In a semantic approach to split intransitivity, verbs that select 'be' are not. You can write a book review and share your experiences.

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