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Title Lexical semantics, syntax, and event structure / edited by Malka Rappaport Hovav, Edit Doron, and Ivy Sichel.
Imprint Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2010.

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Series Oxford studies in theoretical linguistics ; 27.
Oxford studies in theoretical linguistics ; 27.
Subject Grammar, Comparative and general -- Syntax.
Semantics.
Grammar, Comparative and general -- Temporal constructions.
Alt Name Hovav, Malka Rappaport.
Doron, Edit.
Sichel, Ivy.
Description 1 online resource (xvi, 401 pages) : illustrations.
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary This text focuses on the linguistic representation of temporality in the verbal domain and its interaction with the syntax and semantics of verbs, arguments, and modifiers. It explores the division of labour between syntax, compositional semantics, and lexical semantics in the encoding of event structure.
Contents Introduction / Malka Rappaport Hovav, Edit Doron, and Ivy Sichel -- Lexical representation. Reflections on manner/result complementarity / Malka Rappaport Hovav and Beth Levin ; Verbs, constructions, and semantic frames / Adele E. Goldberg ; Contact and other results / Nomi Erteschik-Shir and Tova Rapoport ; The lexical encoding of idioms / Martin Everaert -- Argument structure and the compositional construction of predicates. The emergence of argument structure in two new sign languages / Irit Meir ; Animacy in Blackfoot : implications for event structure and clause structure / Elizabeth Ritter and Sara Thomas Rosen ; Lexicon versus syntax : evidence from morphological causatives / Julia Horvath and Tal Siloni ; On the morphosyntax of (anti)causative verbs / Artemis Alexiadou -- Saturated adjectives, reified properties / Idan Landau -- Syntactic and semantic composition of event structure. Incremental homogeneity and the semantics of aspectual for-phrases / Fred Landman and Susan Rothstein ; Event measurement and containment / Anita Mittwoch ; Draw / Christopher Pinon ; Morphological aspect and the function and distribution of cognate objects across languages / Geoffrey Horrocks and Melita Stavrou ; Locales / Hagit Borer ; Modal and temporal aspects of habituality / Nora Boneh and Edit Doron.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780191572845 (electronic bk.)
0191572845 (electronic bk.)
9780199544325
0199544328
9780199544332
0199544336
OCLC # 610448730
Additional Format Print version: Lexical semantics, syntax, and event structure. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2010 9780199544332 (OCoLC)444383355.


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