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Investigations of the Syntax–Semantics–Pragmatics Interface

The Role-Lexical Module (RLM) is a new Web application designed to map lexical meaning from syntax...

Talking about Motion: A crosslinguistic investigation of lexicalization patterns

Talking about Motion

A crosslinguistic investigation of lexicalization patterns

This is a corpus-based study of lexicalization of motion events in Serbo-Croatian and English, with...

Clause Linking and Clause Hierarchy: Syntax and pragmatics

This article studies the relator áma in dialectal Greek as spoken in Bulgaria. The relator is...

The Role of Semantic, Pragmatic, and Discourse Factors in the Development of Case

The Japanese ni is a postpositional particle, known for its wide range of semantic and grammatical...

New Approaches to Slavic Verbs of Motion

The results of three experiments comparing the processing of verbs of motion by late second language...

Impersonal Constructions: A cross-linguistic perspective

In the four Pama-Nyungan languages Umpithamu, Morrobolam, Mbarrumbathama and Rimanggudinhma there is...

The Reality of Linguistic Rules

This volume presents a selection of the best papers from the 21st Annual University of...

Information Status and Noncanonical Word Order in English

This work provides a comprehensive discourse-functional account of three classes of noncanonical...

Shared Grammaticalization: With special focus on the Transeurasian languages

Shared Grammaticalization

With special focus on the Transeurasian languages

Double-negative periphrastic litotes have been for nearly three centuries the usual way to express...

Comparative Studies in Early Germanic Languages: With a focus on verbal categories

The theory of language change has in recent years increased its explanatory repertoire by pointing...