Aurelija Usonienė

List of John Benjamins publications for which Aurelija Usonienė plays a role.

Articles

The relatedness of non-finite constructions and evidentiality has been observed in various European languages. Passive matrix verbs plus infinitive in English, the corresponding though less productive pattern in Dutch, reportive passives in Danish, and evidential participial constructions in… read more
Usonienė, Aurelija and Audrone Soliene 2017 Chapter 7. Reportive evidentials in English and Lithuanian: What kind of correspondence?Cross-linguistic Correspondences: From lexis to genre, Egan, Thomas and Hildegunn Dirdal (eds.), pp. 177–198 | Chapter
The paper is concerned with lexical realizations of reportive evidentiality (Boye and Harder 2009; Celle 2009; Wiemer 2007; Aikhenvald 2008; Wiemer 2010b; Boye 2012) across different discourse types and languages. Our aim is to see how language specific the realizations and conceptualization of… read more
Usonienė, Aurelija and Jolanta Šinkūnienė 2017 Potential vs Use: Revisiting an evidential participial construction in LithuanianEvidentiality Revisited: Cognitive grammar, functional and discourse-pragmatic perspectives, Marín-Arrese, Juana I., Gerda Haßler and Marta Carretero (eds.), pp. 171–192 | Article
The paper deals with the existing potential of the grammatical realizations of evidentiality (so-called “passive evidentials”) in Lithuanian, which has been described theoretically in literature; however there are no studies that would attest to the frequency and patterns of actual use of this… read more
Usonienė, Aurelija and Audrone Soliene 2012 Choice of strategies in realizations of epistemic possibility in English and Lithuanian: A corpus-based studyCorpus Studies in Contrastive Linguistics, Marzo, Stefania, Kris Heylen and Gert de Sutter (eds.), pp. 141–166 | Article
The paper deals with the qualitative and quantitative parameters of equivalence between the realizations of epistemic possibility in English and Lithuanian. The focus of the contrast is on the auxiliary and adverb strategies (van der Auwera et al. 2005) in English (can, could, may, might vs. maybe,… read more
Usonienė, Aurelija and Audrone Soliene 2010 Choice of strategies in realizations of epistemic possibility in English and Lithuanian: A corpus-based studyCorpus Studies in Contrastive Linguistics, Marzo, Stefania, Kris Heylen and Gert de Sutter (eds.), pp. 291–316 | Article
The paper deals with the qualitative and quantitative parameters of equivalence between the realizations of epistemic possibility in English and Lithuanian. The focus of the contrast is on the auxiliary and adverb strategies (van der Auwera et al. 2005) in English (can, could, may, might vs. maybe,… read more
Usonienė, Aurelija 2003 Extension of meaning: Verbs of perception in English and LithuanianMeaning Through Language Contrast: Volume 1, Jaszczolt, Katarzyna M. and Ken Turner (eds.), pp. 193–220 | Article
Usonienė, Aurelija 2000 On the Modality of the English Verbs of SeemingModal Verbs in Germanic and Romance Languages, Auwera, Johan van der and Patrick Dendale (eds.), pp. 185–205 | Article
Abstract. This paper concerns the syntax-semantics interface in the analysis of two complementation types of the English verbs of seeming, namely structures containing phrases with the copula to be and those with zero copula (look/seem/appear to bePvs. 0 P). The aim of this study is to see what… read more