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Author Vesterinen, Rainer.
Title A cognitive approach to adverbial subordination in European Portuguese : the infinitive, the clitic pronoun se and finite verb forms / by Rainer Vesterinen.
Imprint Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Pub., 2011.

Subject Portuguese language -- Adverbials.
Description 1 online resource (viii, 189 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 177-186) and index.
Note Text in English and Portuguese.
Summary The study of adverbial clauses in Portuguese is related to the fact that the Portuguese speaker may chose between three different structures, i.e. the adverbial clause may contain the plain infinitive, the inflected infinitive or a finite verb form. In the field of Portuguese Linguistics, the analysis of these structures has traditionally been conducted from a Generative Grammar perspective postulating abstract rules and transformations in order to explain the variation between these structures. As a result, focus has been put on purely structural aspects, while conceptual differences have bee.
ISBN 9781443830713 (electronic bk.)
1443830712 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 823732597
Additional Format Print version: Vesterinen, Rainer. Cognitive approach to adverbial subordination in European Portuguese. Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Pub., 2011 (DLC) 2011535397.