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Title Case Studies from Austronesia, the Pacific, the Americas, and Theoretical Outlook / edited by Andrej Malchukov, Bernard Comrie
Published Berlin/Boston : De Gruyter, [2015]
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Description 1 online resource (xxiii, 847 pages) : illustrations
Series Comparative Handbooks of Linguistics ; 1/2
Valency Classes in the World's Languages ; Volume 2
Comparative handbooks of linguistics ; 1/2
Contents Frontmatter -- Contents -- Andrej Malchukov and the Leipzig Valency Classes Project team Leipzig Questionnaire on valency classes -- 22. Balinese valency classes / Shibatani, Masayoshi ; Artawa, Ketut -- 23. Valency classes in Jakarta Indonesian / Conners, Thomas ; Bowden, John ; Gil, David -- 24. Case frames in Sri Lanka Malay / Nordhoff, Sebastian -- 25. Valency classes in Xârâcùù (New Caledonia) / Moyse-Faurie, Claire -- 26. Valency in Nen / Evans, Nicholas -- 27. Complex verbs, simple alternations: valency and verb classes in Jaminjung / Schultze-Berndt, Eva -- 28. Valency classes in Central Alaskan Yupik, an Eskimoan language / Miyaoka, Osahito -- 29. Transitivity in Ojibwe / Rhodes, Richard ; Valentine, Rand -- 30. Valency Classes in Hoocak̨ (Ho-Chunk) / Hartmann, Iren -- 31. Valency classes in Sliammon Salish / Watanabe, Honoré -- 32. Valency classes in Yaqui / Estrada-Fernández, Zarina ; Tubino, Mercedes ; Villalpando, Jesús -- 33. Valency classes in Zenzontepec Chatino / Campbell, Eric -- 34. Valency classes in Yucatec Maya / Lehmann, Christian -- 35. Valency classes in Bora / Seifart, Frank -- 36. Valency classes in Mapudungun / Zúñiga, Fernando -- 37. Situation types, valency frames and operations -- 38. The hierarchy of two-place predicates: its limitations and uses / Tsunoda, Tasaku -- 39. Verb classes within and across languages / Levin, Beth -- 40. Verb classes and valency alternations (NSM approach), with special reference to English physical activity verbs / Goddard, Cliff -- Language index -- Subject index
Summary The two volumes deal with cross-linguistic variation in valency classes in terms of argument coding and argument alternations. The first systematic typological attempt to uncover the universal and the language-particular in this area, the work includes synoptic introductory articles, 30 in-depth questionnaire-based studies of valency classes in languages from across the world, and featured articles by leading scholars who helped shape the field
Notes Andrej Malchukov, MPI Leipzig, Germany; Bernard Comrie, MPI Leipzig, Germany
In English
Online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed November 06 2015)
Subject Dependency grammar -- Case studies.
Grammar, Comparative and general -- Case.
Grammar, Comparative and general -- Transitivity.
Language and languages -- Case studies.
Language and languages -- Dependency grammar -- Case studies.
Language and languages -- Dependency grammar.
Genre/Form Language Arts & Disciplines
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Comrie, Bernard, 1947- editor
Malchukov, Andrej, editor
ISBN 3110429349