Case and Aspect in Slavic (Oxford Linguistics) by Kylie Richardson PDF

By Kylie Richardson

ISBN-10: 0199291969

ISBN-13: 9780199291960

ISBN-10: 1435623649

ISBN-13: 9781435623644

The function of structural case in syntax is arguably the most debatable issues in syntactic concept with vital implications for semantic conception. This publication makes a speciality of essentially the most difficult case marking styles within the Slavic languages and ties those styles to sorts of aspectual phenomena, exhibiting that there's in any case a trend within the seeming chaos of case within the Slavic languages. Kylie Richardson addresses hyperlinks among the case marking on items and the development constitution of a verb word in Belarusian, Russian, Ukrainian, Czech, Slovak, Polish, and Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian and in addition indicates that the hyperlinks among case and element within the Slavic languages belong to a miles better development present in language normally. She additionally specializes in hyperlinks among case and grammatical point in depictive, predicative participle, and copular buildings within the East Slavic languages. The e-book will entice students and complicated scholars of element, and to all Slavicists.

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B. ’ (47) Numerals in Slovak with lexical case assigning verbs: a. Spreneveril som sa piatim priatel’om/ *priatel’ov. ’ b. Opovrhujem piatimi ucˇitel’mi/ *ucˇitel’ov. ’ (48) Numerals in BCS with lexical case assigning verbs: a. Imponavati/imponirati dv(ij)ema d(j)evojkama/ *d(j)evojke. ’ b. Ja upravljam dvema provincijama/ *provincije. ’ If we assume, in the spirit of Babby (1987), among others, that the genitive Case assigned within the QP in examples (42)–(44) above is a structural Case, then the examples under (46)–(48) illustrate that—like the GN—such Case assignment is blocked in the presence of a lexical case assigner.

They do not claim that all languages have semantic case (English, for instance, does not), but rather they suggest that the theory needs to allow for the existence of such a phenomenon. 35 However, the insight that certain C/case alternations are associated with a particular interpretation and that these C/cases do not constitute lexical cases is an important one. My goal in this section is to outline some additional C/case-marking patterns in the Slavic languages that I assume do not constitute instances of lexical case assignment.

Lit. ’) (Cuervo 2003: 16–17) (77) Directional (‘from’) transitive verbs (þsource) in Czech: a. Ukradl me´mu kamara´dovi padesa´t korun. ’ (lit. ’) b. Vzal mu take´ pas a peneˇzˇenku. ’ (lit. ’) (Naughton 2005: 198–9) This dative case-marking pattern also falls into the inherent dative casemarking patterns discussed above: it is predictable and it cannot be overridden by structural Case assignment. I therefore assume that the dative case with these ‘directional (from) verbs’ in Czech also constitutes an inherent case, not a lexical one.

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