Meaning and Grammar of Nouns and Verbs

Gerland, Doris and Horn, Christian and Latrouite, Anja and Ortmann, Albert and Brenner, Dorothea and Indefrey, Peter and Kimm, Nicolas and Mosel, Ulrike and Ryu, Byong-Rae and Gamerschlag, Thomas and Geuder, Wilhelm and Petersen, Wiebke and Gast, Volker and König, Ekkehard and Moyse-Faurie, Claire and Herweg, Michael and Mittwoch, Anita and Naumann, Ralf and Stassen, Leon and Wunderlich, Dieter and Czardybon, Adrian and Fleischhauer, Jens and Van Valin, Jr., Robert D. (2014) Meaning and Grammar of Nouns and Verbs. Studies in Language and Cognition, 1 . düsseldorf university press, Düsseldorf. ISBN 978-3-943460-64-3

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Abstract

The papers collected in this book cover contemporary and original research on semantic and grammatical issues of nouns and noun phrases, verbs and sentences, and aspects of the combination of nouns and verbs, in a great variety of languages. A special focus is put on noun types, tense and aspect semantics, granularity of verb meaning, and subcompositionality. The investigated languages and language groups include Austronesian, East Asian, Slavic, German, English, Hungarian and Lakhota. The collection provided in this book will be of interest to researchers and advanced students specialising in the fields of semantics, morphology, syntax, typology, and cognitive sciences.

Item Type: Book
Uncontrolled Keywords: noun semantics, verb semantics, conceptual noun types, typology, morphology, syntax, frame theory, cognition, definiteness, case, tense, aspect, perfectivity, telicity
Subjects: Scientific Series > Humanities
Depositing User: Friedhelm Sowa
Date Deposited: 29 Apr 2014 08:49
Last Modified: 05 May 2014 08:54
URI: http://dup.oa.hhu.de/id/eprint/1

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