Formal Approaches to DPs in Old Romanian

This volume offers the first collection of papers on this topic published in English.

Formal Approaches to DPs in Old Romanian

Formal Approaches to DPs in Old Romanian

This volume offers the first collection of papers on this topic published in English. The analyses adopt the conceptual tools of generative grammar to explain the syntactic peculiarities of Old Romanian nouns, synchronically and diachronically.

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Formal Approaches to DPs in Old Romanian
Language: en
Pages: 378
Authors: Virginia Hill
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-04-28 - Publisher: BRILL

This volume offers the first collection of papers on this topic published in English. The analyses adopt the conceptual tools of generative grammar to explain the syntactic peculiarities of Old Romanian nouns, synchronically and diachronically.
Verb Movement and Clause Structure in Old Romanian
Language: en
Pages: 329
Authors: Virginia Hill, Gabriela Alboiu
Categories: Foreign Language Study
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

The book provides a formal analysis of root and complement clauses in Old Romanian, focussing on the combination of Balkan syntactic patterns and Romance morphology. It presents a new perspective on the manifestation of Balkan Sprachbund properties in the language, and on the nature of parametric differences in relation to
The Diachrony of Differential Object Marking in Romanian
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Virginia Hill, Alexandru Mardale
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-06-15 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

This book provides a comprehensive investigation of the origins, development, and stabilization of differential object marking (DOM) in Romanian. DOM, a means by which a grammar distinguishes between objects based on semantic features such as animacy or definiteness, has been a fruitful area of research in syntax, historical linguistics, and
The Syntax of Old Romanian
Language: en
Pages: 528
Authors: Gabriela Pană Dindelegan
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-03-03 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

This book provides the first comprehensive overview of the syntax of old Romanian written in English and targeted at a non-Romanian readership. It draws on an extensive new corpus analysis of the period between the beginning of the sixteenth century, the date of the earliest attested Romanian texts, and the
Biolinguistic Investigations on the Language Faculty
Language: en
Pages: 238
Authors: Anna Maria Di Sciullo
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-11-24 - Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing Company

The papers assembled in this volume aim to contribute to our understanding of the human capacity for language: the generative procedure that relates sounds and meanings via syntax. Different hypotheses about the properties of this generative procedure are under discussion, and their connection with biology is open to important cross-disciplinary