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Title Category change from a constructional perspective / edited by Kristel Van Goethem, Muriel Norde, Evie Coussé
Published Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Publishing Company, [2018]
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Series Constructional Approaches to Language, 1573-594X ; Volume 20
Constructional approaches to language ; Volume 20
Contents Intro; Category Change from a Constructional Perspective; Editorial page; Title page; LCC data; Table of contents; Acknowledgements; Part I. Introduction; Chapter 1. Category change from a constructional perspective: Introduction; 1. Linguistic categories: Discrete or gradient?; 2. Category change; 3. This volume; References; Part II. Category genesis: The creation of new categories; Chapter 2. Category genesis in Chitimacha: A constructional approach; 1. Introduction; 2. Background; 3. Preverbs in Chitimacha; 3.1 Ê#x94;ap venitive; 3.2 Ê#x94;apÅ¡ reditive; 3.3 hi andative; 3.4 his adreditive
3.5 kap super-lative3.6 kaË#x90;pÊơs superreditive; 3.7 ka translative; 3.8 kas transreditive; 3.9 ni detransitivizer; 4. The constructionalization of Chitimacha preverbs; 5. Conclusion; Acknowledgements; References; Appendix. Abbreviations; Chapter 3. Derivation without category change: A network-based analysis of diminutive prefixoids in Dutch; 1. Introduction; 2. Theoretical preliminaries; 2.1 Construction Morphology; 2.2 Constructional networks; 2.3 Inheritance links and lateral links; 3. The present study; 3.1 Sources and method; 3.2 Results; 3.3 Formal and semantic properties
4. A network analysis4.1 Inheritance links and lateral links in the dpc network; 4.2 A multiple source construction?; 5. Concluding remarks; Acknowledgements; References; Appendix. Google and COW frequencies; Part III. Category change in syntactic constructions; Chapter 4. Grammaticalization, host-class expansion and category change; 1. Introduction; 2. Theoretical framework; 2.1 Construction grammar; 2.2 Prototype theory; 3. Host-class expansion in the have and be perfect in Dutch; 4. Host-class expansion in two binominal quantifier constructions in Spanish
4. Host-class expansion in two binominal quantifier constructions in Spanish5. Summary and discussion; 6. Conclusion; References; Chapter 5. Why would anyone take long?: Word classes and Construction Grammar in the history of long; 1. Introduction; 1.1 Data sources; 1.2 Prototypical adjective and adverb; 2. The boundaries of adverb long; 2.1 Between adverb and adjective?; 2.2 Between adverb and adposition?; 2.3 Between adverb and noun?; 3. Excursus on Danish; 4. Theoretical prerequisites; 4.1 Vagueness; 4.2 Decategorialisation; 4.3 Word classes and Construction Grammar
5. A partial constructional history of temporal long6. Closing remarks; Acknowledgements; Data sources and abbreviations; Secondary works; Chapter 6. Category change in the English gerund: Tangled web or fine-tuned constructional network?; 1. Introduction; 2. Goals and methodology; 3. Gerunds: Nominal and clausal deixis; 3.1 Qualitative analysis: Types of deixis; 3.2 Quantitative analysis: The rise of clausal deixis in bare nominal and verbal gerunds; 4. Reflections on category change: Is the verbalization of the gerund a case of constructionalization?
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Categorial grammar.
Construction grammar.
Grammar, Comparative and general -- Grammaticalization.
Linguistic change.
Reconstruction (Linguistics)
Categorial grammar.
Construction grammar.
Grammar, Comparative and general -- Grammaticalization.
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Grammar & Punctuation.
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Linguistics -- Syntax.
Linguistic change.
Reconstruction (Linguistics)
Form Electronic book
Author Coussé, Evie.
Goethem, Kristel van, 1980- editor.
Norde, Muriel, 1968- editor.
LC no. 2017059528
ISBN 902726435X
9789027264350