Morphosyntactic Change (Cambridge Studies in Linguistics) by Bettelou Los,Corrien Blom,Geert Booij

By Bettelou Los,Corrien Blom,Geert Booij

Particle verbs (combinations of 2 phrases yet lexical devices) are a infamous challenge in linguistics. Is a particle verb like lookup one notice or ? It has its personal access in dictionaries, as though it truly is one be aware, yet glance and up may be cut up up in a sentence: we will be able to say He appeared the data up and He appeared up the data. yet why cannot we are saying He seemed up it? In English glance and up can in simple terms be separated by means of a right away item, yet in Dutch the 2 components could be separated over a far longer distance. How did such hybrid verbs come up and the way do they functionality? How will we make experience of them in sleek theories of language constitution? This e-book units out to reply to those and different questions, explaining how those verbs healthy into the grammatical platforms of English and Dutch.

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