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Latin datives with prefixed verbs and beyond: A view from the theory of applicatives

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I discuss the syntax and semantics of dative DPs with a spatial (Ground) interpretation, focusing on those dependent on prefixed verbs, in Early and Classical Latin. I assess and discard the two main previous approaches: the one in which the dative realizes an argument of the preverb (its Ground) and the one in which it corresponds to a benefactive/malefactive dative. I propose an analysis whereby the dative is introduced by an applicative head below the eventive head. In the case of predicat...

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Peer reviewed
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10.5565/rev/catjl.206

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Humanities Division
Department:
Medieval & Modern Lang Fac; Spanish
Oxford college:
Oriel College
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-1143-101X
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Publisher:
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona Publisher's website
Journal:
Catalan Journal of Linguistics Journal website
Volume:
16
Pages:
19-49
Publication date:
2017-12-22
Acceptance date:
2017-07-17
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EISSN:
2014-9719
ISSN:
1695-6885
Pubs id:
pubs:817883
URN:
uri:9767d3d1-8c5d-4385-9fca-1e474f87c1ef
UUID:
uuid:9767d3d1-8c5d-4385-9fca-1e474f87c1ef
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pubs:817883

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