R. Amritavalli

List of John Benjamins publications for which R. Amritavalli plays a role.


Amritavalli, R. 2014 Rich resultsThe Lexicon–Syntax Interface: Perspectives from South Asian languages, Chandra, Pritha and Richa Srishti (eds.), pp. 71–100 | Article
The first-phase event structure of two verbs typical of the Kannada dative experiencer construction, bar- ‘come’ and aag- ‘happen, become,’ suggests (differently from Ramchand 2008) that stative verbs may project “rich” results and “poor” processes. The properties of bar- are explored vis-à-vis… read more
Amritavalli, R. 2007 Syntactic categories and lexical argument structureArgument Structure, Reuland, Eric J., Tanmoy Bhattacharya and Giorgos Spathas (eds.), pp. 49–61 | Article
Differences between languages in the syntactic categories they instantiate may lead to parametric variation, as syntactic categories constrain possible argument structures. The Dravidian language Kannada is argued to be typical of overt case-SOV languages in having only the categories N and V: P… read more
Amritavalli, R. 2004 1. Experiencer datives in KannadaNon-nominative Subjects: Volume 1, Bhaskararao, Peri and Karumuri V. Subbarao (eds.), pp. 1 ff. | Chapter