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Conference International Conference on the Structure of Hungarian (9th : 2009 : Debrecen, Hungary)
Title Papers from the 2009 Debrecen Conference / edited by Tibor Laczkó, Catherine O. Ringen ; with the assistance of György Rákosi.
Imprint Amsterdam : John Benjamins Pub. Co., 2011.

Conference International Conference on the Structure of Hungarian (9th : 2009 : Debrecen, Hungary)
Series Approaches to Hungarian, 1878-7916 ; v. 12.
Approaches to Hungarian ; v. 12.
Subject Hungarian language -- Grammar -- Congresses.
Alt Name Laczkó, Tibor.
Ringen, Catherine O. (Catherine Oleson), 1943-
Rákosi, György, 1977-
Description 1 online resource (x, 242 pages) : illustrations (some color).
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Approaches to Hungarian; Editorial page; Title page; LCC data; Table of contents; Introduction; References; Hungarian external causatives; 1. Introduction; 2. Horváth & Siloni's arguments; 2.1 What H&S got perfectly right: The 'biclausality vs. monoclausality' issue; 2.1.1 The number of negation domains; 2.1.2 The number of binding domains; 2.2 Where H&S are wrong: Bi-eventivity vs. mono-eventivity; 2.2.1 Control of subjects in participials; 2.2.2 Event modifiability by adverbials; 2.3 Some further observations and claims by H&S -- and their assessment; 2.3.1 Coordination below causation
2.3.2 VP-deletion2.3.3 Raising verbs: No causatives; 2.3.4 And a final minor point; 3. A modest proposal for the syntactic derivation of Hungarian external causatives; 3.1 The basics; 3.2 The case patterns of Hungarian external causatives; 3.3 Adverbial modification in Hungarian causatives; 3.3.1 Access of adverbials to the two subevents (cf. 2.2.2 above); 3.3.2 Control into adverbial modifiers; 3.4 Causatives of control verbs; 4. Conclusion; References; (The non-existence of) secondary stress in Hungarian; 1. Secondary stress in Hungarian; 2. Phonological evidence for secondary stress?
2.1 The 'patronising' intonation pattern2.2 Varga (2000): Problems; 3. Experiments; 3.1 Method; 3.2 Phonetic evidence for stress: Preliminary study; 3.3 Statistical methodology; 3.4 Phonetic evidence for stress: The second study; 3.4.1 Words with a heavy third syllable; 3.4.2 Words with a light third syllable; 3.5 Summary of the experiments; 4. Conclusions and further research; References; The syntax-prosody interface and sentential complementation in Hungarian; 1. Introduction; 2. Background; 2.1 The syntax of object clauses; 2.2 Factivity, givenness and referentiality
3.1 Background and definitions3. Referential and non-referential clauses; 3.2 The referentiality of sentential complements in Hungarian; 4. Experiment; 4.1 Stimuli; 4.2 Methods; 4.3 Results; I. No significant prosodic effects of factivity; II. Givenness effects are independent of factivity; III. Prosodic difference between NCP vs RCP; 5. Conclusions; References; On a type of counterfactual construction; 1. Aim; 2. Facts to be accounted for; 3. Which mood is it?; 4. The syntax of mood in universal grammar; 5. The syntax of Hungarian optative sentences
6. The syntax of Hungarian imperative sentences7. The syntax of 'reproaching' sentences; 8. Summary; References; Result states in Hungarian; 1. Result states: a proposal; 2. Temporal modi?ers ending in -rA 'subl'; 2.1 The actuality-based use; 2.2 The intention-based use; 2.3 The incorporated use; 2.4 A fourth use?; 3. Comparisons; 3.1 Kiefer (2006); 3.2 Bende-Farkas (2007); 4. Potential empirical problems; 4.1 ki·vasal 'out-iron'; 4.2 be·csuk 'in-shut' versus be·csap 'in-slam'; 4.3 be·bizonyít 'prev-prove'; References; Paradigmatic variation in Hungarian; 1. Introduction
Summary This volume contains eight papers, all presented at the 9th International Conference on the Structure of Hungarian (University of Debrecen, 2009), addressing a great variety of topics in the syntax, morphology, phonology, and semantics of Hungarian, and also offering discussion of related phenomena in other languages. The volume includes a syntax-based analysis of Hungarian external causatives in the framework of the Minimalist Program (MP); argumentation for the lack of phonological or acoustic evidence for secondary stress in Hungarian; an MP approach to a Hungarian modal construction with a.
ISBN 9789027285072 (electronic bk.)
9027285071 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 774289110

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