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syntactic development of the infinitive in Indo-European

by Dorothy Disterheft

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Published by Slavica Publishers in Columbus, Ohio .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Indo-European languages -- Infinitive.,
  • Indo-European languages -- Syntax.

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    StatementDorothy Disterheft.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP649 .D5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination220 p. ;
    Number of Pages220
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4143615M
    ISBN 100893570583
    LC Control Number80122391

    This unique three-volume survey brings together a team of leading scholars to explore the syntactic and morphological structures of the world's languages. Clearly organized and broad-ranging, it covers topics such as parts-of-speech, passives, complementation, relative clauses, adverbial clauses, inflectional morphology, tense, aspect. Syntacticus is a treebank of early Indo-European languages. It provides morphological and syntactical analyses of a million sentences in Latin, Ancient Greek and other languages.

      Abstract. This paper discusses the problem of linguistic reconstruction in the Indo-European languages with particular attention to syntax. While many scholars consider syntactic reconstruction as being in principle impossible, other scholars simply apply to syntax the same tenets of the Comparative Method and of Internal Reconstruction, which were originally used in Indo-European Cited by: 2.   Read "The Inflected Infinitive in Romance Languages" by Emily E. Scida available from Rakuten Kobo. This book investigates two prominent issues with regard to the inflected infinitive-the syntactic distribution of the Po Brand: Taylor And Francis.

    A more reliable method in identifying parts of speech of individual languages is in terms of the morpho-syntactic patterning of lexical items in the three major functional domains of reference, predication, and modification (Croft, ).The idea is that those items that display similar morpho-syntactic patterns in the three functional domains form a unified part of speech, while those that.   Akkadian is one of the earliest attested languages and the oldest recorded Semitic language. It exists in written record between BC and BC, much of it in letters and reports concerned with domestic and business matters, and written in colloquial language. It provides a unique and valuable source for the study of linguistic change but which, perhaps because of the .


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Syntactic development of the infinitive in Indo-European by Dorothy Disterheft Download PDF EPUB FB2

Chapter 7. Reconstructing the Proto-Indo-European infinitive Introduction Comparison of the infinitive in Indo-Iranian, Celtic, and Hittite Other Indo-European evidence Gradual nature of syntactic change Effects of reanalysis " a good book.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Disterheft, Dorothy. Syntactic development of the infinitive in Indo-European. Columbus, Ohio: Slavica Publishers, Remarks on the History of the Indo-European Infinitive Dorothy Disterheft University of South Carolina - Columbia, written about the development of the infinitive, almost all from But the evolution of a single infinitive from a large number of Proto-Indo-European () action nouns is primarily a syntactic development involving not only Cited by: 6.

Infinitive (abbreviated INF) is a linguistics term referring to certain verb forms existing in many languages, most often used as non-finite with many linguistic concepts, there is not a single definition applicable to all languages. The word is derived from Late Latin [modus] infinitivus, a derivative of infinitus meaning "unlimited".

In traditional descriptions of English, the. In linguistics, syntax (/ ˈ s ɪ n t æ k s /) is the set of rules, principles, and processes that govern the structure of sentences (sentence structure) in a given language, usually including word term syntax is also used to refer to the study of such principles and processes.

The goal of many syntacticians is to discover the syntactic rules common to all languages. Books: The syntactic development of the infinitive in Indo-European. Columbus, Ohio: Slavica Press. pages (). Studies in honor of Jaan Puhvel, Part I: Ancient languages and philology, edited with Martin Huld.

Washington D.C: Institute for the Study of Man. (Indo-European Studies Monograph, vol. Format: Paperback. Follow Dorothy Disterheft and explore their bibliography from 's Dorothy Disterheft Author Page.

A short prehistory of the Greek infinitive: morphology. All types of Greek infinitives are based on deverbal event nouns in oblique cases. The oldest marker, which is attested from Mycenean onwards and is probably of PIE age, is formed by reanalyzing the locative of anGreek ἔχειν, Myc.

e-ke-e can be transposed to a PIE form *seg̑ h-es-en, the ending of which is Author: Götz Keydana. infinitive is defined as a form formed from the verb.

Infinitive indicates action without connection with its subject, i.e. regardless to the person, number, time and mood. In its origin, the infinitive is the verbal noun with the meaning of the action.

The fulfilled analysis shows that the syntactic functions of infinitive in Mari. Proto-Indo-European Syntax and its Development Edited by Leonid Kulikov and Nikolaos Lavidas These materials were previously published in Journal of Historical Linguistics ().

Benjamins Current Topics issn Special issues of established journals tend to circulate within the orbit of the subscribers of those journals. • The Syntactic Development of the Infinitive in Indo-European. Columbus, Ohio: Slavica Press. pages (). Columbus, Ohio: Slavica Press. pages ().

• Studies in Honor of Jaan Puhvel, Part One: Ancient Languages and Philology, edited with Martin Huld and John Greppin. The syntactic development of the infinitive in Indo-European.

Columbus, Ohio: Slavica Press. pages (). Studies in honor of Jaan Puhvel, Part I: Ancient languages and philology, edited with Martin Huld and John Greppin. Washington D.C: Institute for the Study of Man. (Indo-European Studies Monograph, vol. 20) pages. Developments of the Syntactic Patterns in the Indo-European Languages A comparative and typological study As to the causes of the syntactic or word-order change of IE, various factors must be taken into consideration.

accompanied by the development of prepositions or postpositions which replace more and more the weakened and ambivalent Author: Katsumi Matsumoto. Syntacticus is a treebank of early Indo-European languages. It provides morphological and syntactical analyses of a million sentences in Latin, Ancient Greek and other languages.

Syntacticus contains one million words from early Indo-European languages with complete morphological and syntactic analysis, and it is still growing. A Grammar of Modern Indo-European. is a renewed effort to systematize the reconstructed phonology and morphology of Europe’s Indo-European.

Modern Indo-European is common to most Europeans, and not only to some of them, as Latin, Germanic, or Slavic.

File Size: 8MB. I The New Testament in Indo-European. I Pater Nos (Lord’s Prayer) I Sl wēje Marij ā (Hail Mary) I Kréddhēmi (Nicene Creed) I Noudós Sūnús (Parable of the Prodigal Son) I Newos Bheidhos (New Testament) – J ō han ē s, 1, I The Rigveda in Indo-European. Appendix II: Late Indo-European Lexicon.

The approach featured in this book for more than half a decade already is similar to the one followed in Gamkrelidze–Ivanov (), and especially to that followed by Adrados–Bernabé–Mendoza ().

Both returned to (and revised) the ‘Brugmannian’ Indo-European, the historical result of the development of. Syntactic Reconstruction in Indo-European: State of the Art Central-Pacific on the basis of the development of the pronominal devote an entire chapter to this topic in a forthcoming book.

Unique to this book is its reliance on very large English corpora of parental speech and child utterances, revealing surprising new facts about the input and output of syntactic : Anat Ninio. Differences in syntactic projection result from changes in lexical features, e.g.

by reanalysis. In West Greenlandic factives, subject‐to‐object raising was lost along with the Agree relation that accompanied the edge/EPP feature.

Factives also figure prominently in the reanalysis of Latin quod ‘which; because’ to a complementizer ‘that’. The Indo-European language family consists of many of the modern and ancient languages of Europe, India and Central Asia, including Latin, Greek, Sanskrit, Russian, German, French, Spanish and English.

Spoken by an estimated three billion people, it has the largest number of native speakers in the world today. This textbook provides an accessible introduction to the study of the Indo .This article focuses on how and why non-finite structures weakened as a productive device for embedding in East Slavic and became replaced by an alternative system of finite CPs in many syntactic contexts.

The relevant structures analyzed here are infinitive clauses and participial (absolute) constructions. Both constructions were available in almost any embedded context in early Slavic (Old.‘Indo-European origins of Germanic syntax’, in A.

Battye and I. Roberts (eds.), Clause Structure and Language Change, Oxford University Press, pp. – Klamer, M. ‘ How report verbs become quote markers and complementisers ’, Lingua –98Cited by: