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The syntax and semantics of nonfinite forms

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The syntactic and semantic properties of nonfinite verb categories can best be understood in relation to and distinction from the corresponding properties of finite verb categories. In order to explore these issues, it is necessary to provide a crosslinguistically valid characterization of finiteness. Finiteness is a prototypical notion, understood in relation to a language-specific finite verb prototype; nonfiniteness is therefore understood in terms of degrees of deviation from this prototy...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Humanities Division
Department:
Ling Philology & Phonetics Fac
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-0131-1575
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Funding agency for:
Lowe, JJ
Publisher:
Annual Reviews Publisher's website
Journal:
Annual Review of Linguistics Journal website
Volume:
5
Pages:
309-328
Publication date:
2018-06-27
Acceptance date:
2018-05-15
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EISSN:
2333-9691
ISSN:
2333-9683
Pubs id:
pubs:847810
URN:
uri:1824fc45-eb3d-4102-bd06-995292fe883e
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uuid:1824fc45-eb3d-4102-bd06-995292fe883e
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pubs:847810

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