Boundaries of Morphology and Syntax

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ORCID logoLunella Mereu | Università degli Studi di Roma Tre
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The volume collects a selection of papers presented at a European Colloquium held at the Università degli Studi di Roma Tre in October 1997. It focuses on phenomena at the boundary between morphology and syntax, and provides analyses for data from the fields of both inflectional and derivational morphology and word order. Morpho-syntactic phenomena are analysed cross-linguistically and cross-theoretically, as typologically-different languages (European, Afro-Asiatic, American and Austronesian ones) are dealt with and compared according to a variety of approaches, from minimalism and lexical-functional grammar to grammaticalization theory, taking into account both synchronic variation and diachronic change.
The volume is divided into three sections: I. Morphological phenomena and their boundaries, II. Morpho-syntax and pragmatics, and III. Morpho-syntax and semantics, as the interaction with the higher components of the grammar is seen as contributing to explaining variation in morpho-syntactic behaviour.

[Current Issues in Linguistic Theory, 180] 1999.  viii, 314 pp.
Publishing status: Available
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“Overall, the volume will appeal to an audience interested in current approaches to morphology and its interaction with syntax. [...] and the breadth of the volume should prove equally appealing to anyone interested in the semantic and pragmatic aspects of word structure.”
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Subjects

Linguistics

Morphology
Syntax

Main BIC Subject

CF: Linguistics

Main BISAC Subject

LAN009000: LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
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