Switch Reference and Universal Grammar

Proceedings of a symposium on switch reference and universal grammar, Winnipeg, May 1981

HardboundAvailable
ISBN 9789027228666 | EUR 130.00 | USD 195.00
 
PaperbackAvailable
ISBN 9789027228628 | EUR 48.00 | USD 72.00
 
e-Book
ISBN 9789027280268 | EUR 130.00/48.00*
| USD 195.00/72.00*
 
Google Play logo
Canonical switch-reference is an inflectional category of the verb, which indicates whether or not its subject is identical with the subject of some other verb. Switch-reference may be analyzed from a structural or a functional point of view. Functionally, switch-reference is a device for referential tracking. Formally, switch-reference is almost always a verbal category, similar to the familiar category of verbal concord. In most languages switch-reference marking is indicated by a verbal affix, however in some languages it may be marked by an independent morpheme. The contributions to this volume are concerned with questions of form, function, and genesis of canonical switch-reference systems.
[Typological Studies in Language, 2] 1983.  xv, 337 pp.
Publishing status: Available
Table of Contents
Cited by

Cited by 56 other publications

AnderBois, Scott, Daniel Altshuler & Wilson D. L. Silva
2023. The Forms and Functions of Switch Reference in A’ingae. Languages 8:2  pp. 137 ff. DOI logo
Bolkestein, A. Machtelt
1986. William A. Foley & Robert D. Van ValinJr, Functional syntax and universal grammar. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1984. Pp. xii + 416.. Journal of Linguistics 22:1  pp. 216 ff. DOI logo
Bárány, András & Irina Nikolaeva
2019. Possessors in switch-reference. Glossa: a journal of general linguistics 4:1 DOI logo
Bárány, András & Irina Nikolaeva
2020. Possessive and non-identity relations in Turkic switch-reference. Studies in Language 44:3  pp. 606 ff. DOI logo
Camacho, José
2017. Switch Reference and Obviation. In The Wiley Blackwell Companion to Syntax, Second Edition,  pp. 1 ff. DOI logo
Clancy, Patricia M.
2020. To Link or Not to Link: Clause Chaining in Japanese Narratives. Frontiers in Psychology 10 DOI logo
Clem, Emily
2023. The Expression of Time in Amahuaca Switch-Reference Clauses. Languages 8:2  pp. 134 ff. DOI logo
Cook, Eung-Do
1986.  John Haiman. Hua: a Papuan Language of the Eastern Highlands of New Guinea. Studies in Language Companion Series, Volume 5. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. 1980. Pp. lii + 550.. Canadian Journal of Linguistics/Revue canadienne de linguistique 31:3  pp. 285 ff. DOI logo
Dalrymple, Mary
2015. Obligatory nonlocal binding. Natural Language & Linguistic Theory 33:4  pp. 1089 ff. DOI logo
Daniels, Don
2014. Complex coordination in diachrony. Diachronica 31:3  pp. 379 ff. DOI logo
Divjak, Dagmar, Laurence Romain & Petar Milin
2023. From their point of view: the article category as a hierarchically structured referent tracking system. Linguistics 61:4  pp. 1027 ff. DOI logo
Donohue, Mark
2005. Configurationality in the Languages of New Guinea* * I wish to acknowledge the contributions of many conversations with Bill Foley and Jane Simpson about matters discussed in the following article, made possible by the research environment provided by the University of Sydney. Further, two patient AJL reviewers have improved the clarity of this article immensely, a host of patient grammar-writers have both unknowingly and knowingly supplied data, and several classes of sometimes patient students in several continents who have seen these ideas tried out and refined, and our Lani friends in Australia and Papua, especially Indep Wanimbo deserve thanks for their patience. The usual disclaimers apply.. Australian Journal of Linguistics 25:2  pp. 181 ff. DOI logo
Dreidemie, Patrícia
2012. Aproximación al sistema de cambio de la referencia (‘Switch-Reference’) en Quechua Boliviano. Perspectiva gramatical y discursiva sobre el contraste-spa -xti. LIAMES: Línguas Indígenas Americanas 7:1  pp. 81 ff. DOI logo
Floyd, Simeon & Elisabeth Norcliffe
Galucio, Ana Vilacy
2014. Argument marking and reference tracking in Mekens. In Information Structure and Reference Tracking in Complex Sentences [Typological Studies in Language, 105],  pp. 373 ff. DOI logo
Gerner, Matthias
2004. On a partial, strictly word-order based definition of grammatical relations in Liangshan Nuosu. Linguistics 42:1 DOI logo
Givón, T.
Givón, T.
Givón, T.
2020. Coherence, DOI logo
Guerrero, Lilián
2019. Adverbial subordinators in Yaqui. In Diverse Scenarios of Syntactic Complexity [Typological Studies in Language, 126],  pp. 109 ff. DOI logo
Haig, Geoffrey & Diana Forker
2018. Agreement in grammar and discourse: A research overview. Linguistics 56:4  pp. 715 ff. DOI logo
Hammond, Jeremy
2014. Switch-reference antecedence and subordination in Whitesands (Oceanic). In Information Structure and Reference Tracking in Complex Sentences [Typological Studies in Language, 105],  pp. 263 ff. DOI logo
HSU, JENNIFER RYAN & HELEN SMITH CAIRNS
1990. Interpreting PRO: From Strategy to Structurea. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 583:1  pp. 109 ff. DOI logo
Juanatey, Mayra
2019. Resumen y recapitulación discursiva en quechua. LIAMES: Línguas Indígenas Americanas 19  pp. e019008 ff. DOI logo
Keine, Stefan
2013. Deconstructing switch-reference. Natural Language & Linguistic Theory 31:3  pp. 767 ff. DOI logo
Kummerow, David
2012. The Person That Isn't: On Defining the Third-Person, Negatively and Positively So. Australian Journal of Linguistics 32:2  pp. 259 ff. DOI logo
Matić, Dejan
2016. Ėven converbs and the syntax of switch-reference. In Switch Reference 2.0 [Typological Studies in Language, 114],  pp. 335 ff. DOI logo
Matić, Dejan, Rik van Gijn & Robert D. van Valin Jr.
2014. Information structure and reference tracking in complex sentences: An overview. In Information Structure and Reference Tracking in Complex Sentences [Typological Studies in Language, 105],  pp. 1 ff. DOI logo
McDaniel, Dana, Helen Smith Cairns & Jennifer Ryan Hsu
1990. Control Principles in the Grammars of Young Children. Language Acquisition 1:4  pp. 297 ff. DOI logo
McGregor, William B.
1996. Sound symbolism in Gooniyandi, a language of Western Australia. <i>WORD</i> 47:3  pp. 339 ff. DOI logo
Nariyama, Shigeko
2001. Argument Structure as Another Reference-tracking System with Reference to Ellipsis. Australian Journal of Linguistics 21:1  pp. 99 ff. DOI logo
Overall, Simon E.
2014. Clause chaining, switch reference and nominalisations in Aguaruna (Jivaroan). In Information Structure and Reference Tracking in Complex Sentences [Typological Studies in Language, 105],  pp. 309 ff. DOI logo
Overall, Simon E.
Ramos Bierge, Stefanie
2024. Sistema de seguimiento de referencia en wixárika. Cuadernos de Lingüística de El Colegio de México 11  pp. 1 ff. DOI logo
Roberts, John R.
1988. Switch‐reference in Papuan languages: A syntactic or Extrasyntactic device?. Australian Journal of Linguistics 8:1  pp. 75 ff. DOI logo
Roberts, John R.
2017. A Typology of Switch Reference. In The Cambridge Handbook of Linguistic Typology,  pp. 538 ff. DOI logo
Sarvasy, Hannah S.
2020. The Acquisition of Clause Chaining in Nungon. Frontiers in Psychology 11 DOI logo
Sarvasy, Hannah S.
2021. Acquisition of multi-verb predicates in Nungon. First Language 41:4  pp. 478 ff. DOI logo
Sarvasy, Hannah S.
2022. Quantifying clause chains in Nungon texts. Studies in Language 46:1  pp. 161 ff. DOI logo
Sarvasy, Hannah S. & Soonja Choi
2020. Editorial: Acquisition of Clause Chaining. Frontiers in Psychology 11 DOI logo
Sarvasy, Hannah S. & Soonja Choi
2020. Beyond the Two-Clause Sentence: Acquisition of Clause Chaining in Six Languages. Frontiers in Psychology 11 DOI logo
Sarvasy, Hannah S., Adam Milton Morgan, Jenny Yu, Victor S. Ferreira & Shota Momma
2023. Cross-clause planning in Nungon (Papua New Guinea): Eye-tracking evidence. Memory & Cognition 51:3  pp. 666 ff. DOI logo
Schmalz, Mark
Schultze-Berndt, Eva & Nikolaus P. Himmelmann
2004. Depictive secondary predicates in crosslinguistic perspective. Linguistic Typology 8:1 DOI logo
Stenzel, Kristine
2016. More on switch-reference in Kotiria (Wanano, East Tukano). In Switch Reference 2.0 [Typological Studies in Language, 114],  pp. 425 ff. DOI logo
Thomas, Guillaume
2019. Switch Reference and Discourse Anaphora: Lessons from Mbyá. In New Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence [Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 11717],  pp. 270 ff. DOI logo
Thomas, Guillaume, Gregory Antono, Laurestine Bradford, Angelika Kiss & Darragh Winkelman
2021. Switch-reference and its role in referential choice in Mbyá Guaraní narratives. Corpus Linguistics and Linguistic Theory 17:3  pp. 563 ff. DOI logo
Torres Cacoullos, Rena
2018. Traces of demonstrative grammaticalization in Spanish variable subject expression. In Functionalist and Usage-based Approaches to the Study of Language [Studies in Language Companion Series, 192],  pp. 89 ff. DOI logo
Travis, Catherine E. & Rena Torres Cacoullos
2018. Discovering structure. In Questioning Theoretical Primitives in Linguistic Inquiry [Studies in Functional and Structural Linguistics, 76],  pp. 67 ff. DOI logo
van Gijn, Rik
2016. Switch reference. In Switch Reference 2.0 [Typological Studies in Language, 114],  pp. 1 ff. DOI logo
van Gijn, Rik
2016. Switch reference in Western South America. In Switch Reference 2.0 [Typological Studies in Language, 114],  pp. 153 ff. DOI logo
Vuillermet, Marine
2014. The multiple coreference systems in the Ese Ejja subordinate clauses. In Information Structure and Reference Tracking in Complex Sentences [Typological Studies in Language, 105],  pp. 341 ff. DOI logo
Watters, David E
2009. The Semantics of Clause Linking in Kham. In The Semantics of Clause Linking A Cross-Linguistic Typology,  pp. 97 ff. DOI logo
Weisser, Philipp
2016. Is there switch-reference marking in coordinated clauses?. In Switch Reference 2.0 [Typological Studies in Language, 114],  pp. 93 ff. DOI logo
Zariquiey, Roberto
[no author supplied]
2020. Chapter 7. Coherence and clause chaining. In Coherence,  pp. 142 ff. DOI logo

This list is based on CrossRef data as of 17 may 2024. Please note that it may not be complete. Sources presented here have been supplied by the respective publishers. Any errors therein should be reported to them.

Subjects

Main BIC Subject

CF: Linguistics

Main BISAC Subject

LAN009000: LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
ONIX Metadata
ONIX 2.1
ONIX 3.0
U.S. Library of Congress Control Number:  84126358 | Marc record