Casper de Groot

List of John Benjamins publications for which Casper de Groot plays a role.


Subjects Semantics | Syntax | Theoretical linguistics | Typology | Uralic languages


Groot, Casper de 2017 Chapter 21. The typology of the essive in the Uralic LanguagesUralic Essive and the Expression of Impermanent State, Groot, Casper de (ed.), pp. 497–552 | Chapter
This chapters presents the typology of the essive in the Uralic languages. The input for the typology is the detailed information about the essive in nineteen Uralic languages presented in the former chapters of this volume. The chapter specifically investigates the distribution of the essives and… read more
Groot, Casper de 2017 Chapter 14. The essives in HungarianUralic Essive and the Expression of Impermanent State, Groot, Casper de (ed.), pp. 325–351 | Chapter
This chapter presents an empirical study of the distribution of the three essive markers in Hungarian on the basis of a linguistic questionnaire that captures the contexts in which essive and translative markers may occur in the Uralic languages. The study specifically investigates the opposition… read more
This introductory chapter presents a search into the realm of the essive markers indicating impermanent state in the Uralic languages. It turns out that full or even partial descriptions of the distribution of the essive markers in most Uralic languages are lacking. Overall studies of the essive in… read more
Groot, Casper de 2010 Mood in HungarianMood in the Languages of Europe, Rothstein, Björn and Rolf Thieroff (eds.), pp. 551–568 | Article
Groot, Casper de 2008 Morphological complexity as a parameter of linguistic typology: Hungarian as a contact languageLanguage Complexity: Typology, contact, change, Miestamo, Matti, Kaius Sinnemäki and Fred Karlsson (eds.), pp. 191–215 | Article
The paper builds on studies on Hungarian spoken outside Hungary (Fenyvesi (ed.) 2005), which show a change from synthetic to analytic expression in Hungarian in contact. It argues that a parameter of morphological complexity is helpful to account for most morphological changes. With one exception… read more
This paper addresses the diachronic development of two periphrastic constructions in Old and Middle English, He wæs huntende and He wæs on huntunge, into the progressive in Modern English. The literature on the origin of the progressive offers several hypotheses for explaining the coalescence of… read more
Groot, Casper de 2001 Functional Grammar and the non-lexical expression of absencePerspectives on Semantics, Pragmatics, and Discourse: A Festschrift for Ferenc Kiefer, Kenesei, István and Robert M. Harnish (eds.), pp. 3–20 | Article
Groot, Casper de 1994 HungarianTypological Studies in Negation, Kahrel, Peter and René van den Berg (eds.), pp. 143 ff. | Article