Competition and variation in natural languages : the case for case / edited by Mengistu Amberber, Helen de Hoop.

Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Amsterdam ; London : Elsevier, 2005.
Description
x, 361 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

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Subject(s)
Series
Perspectives on cognitive science [More in this series]
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents
  • Competition and variation in natural languages : the case for case / Mengistu Amberber and Helen de Hoop
  • Some participants are more equal than others : case and the composition of arguments in Kuuk Thaayorre / Alice Gaby
  • Head marking and dependent marking of grammatical relations in Yurakaré / Rik van Gijn
  • Case pattern splits, verb types and construction competition / Andrej L. Malchukov
  • Limits to case--a critical survey of the notion / Andrew Spencer and Ryo Otoguro
  • Case as feature checking and the status of predicate initial languages / Lisa deMena Travis
  • The case of Basque : an accusative analysis for an ergative system / Mario van de Visser
  • Noun phrase resolution : the correlation between case and ambiguity / Peter de Swart
  • Changes in case marking in NP : from Old English to Middle English / Cynthia L. Allen
  • The on-line resolution of subject-object ambiguities with and without case-marking in Dutch : evidence from event-related brain potentials / Monique Lamers
  • Differential subject marking in Amharic / Mengistu Amberber
  • Differential case-marking in Hindi / Helen de Hoop and Bhuvana Narasimhan.
ISBN
  • 0080446515
  • 9780080446516
OCLC
60611855
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