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Author Clancy, Steven J.
Title The chain of being and having in Slavic / by Steven J. Clancy.
Imprint Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub. Co., 2010.

Author Clancy, Steven J.
Series Studies in language companion series; v. 122
Studies in language companion series.
Subject Slavic languages -- Verb.
Slavic languages -- Grammar.
Author Clancy, Steven J.
Series Studies in language companion series; v. 122
Studies in language companion series.
Subject Slavic languages -- Verb.
Slavic languages -- Grammar.
Description 1 online resource (297 pages).
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Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 287-289) and index.
Contents The Chain of Being and Having in Slavic; Editorial page; Title page; LCC data; Table of contents; List of tables; List of figures and capsules; Abbreviations and symbols used; A note on the content and format of this book; Ch 1. Why BE and HAVE?; Ch 2. The Relationship Between be and have; Ch 3. Be in the modern Slavic languages; Ch 4. Have in the modern Slavic languages; Ch 5. Grammaticalization of be and have; Ch 6. Language contact and borrowing; Ch 7. Conclusions; Appendix: data sources; Bibliography; Author index; Language index; Subject index.
Summary The complex diachronic and synchronic status of the concepts be and have can be understood only with consideration of their full range of constructions and functions. Data from modern Slavic languages (Russian, Czech, Polish, Bulgarian) provides a window into zero copulas, non-verbal have expressions, and verbal constructions. From the perspective of cognitive linguistics, be and have are analyzed in terms of a blended prototype model, wherein existence/copula for be and possession/relationship for have are inseparably combined. These concepts are related to each other in their functions and m.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9789027287427 (electronic bk.)
9027287422 (electronic bk.)
9789027205896
9027205892
9027287422
OCLC # 696792559
Additional Format Print version: Clancy, Steven J. Chain of being and having in Slavic. Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub. Co., 2010 9789027205896 (DLC) 2010041213 (OCoLC)667213241


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