The Dative

Volume 1: Descriptive studies

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Since antiquity, scholars have been fascinated by the phenomena of case. The explanation for this fascination is, as Hjelmslev already pointed out over fifty years ago, the fact that he who can unravel the meaning of case-relations, has the key to language structure as a whole.
For over three years, a team of twenty scholars affiliated with the Linguistics Department of Leuven University in Belgium has concentrated on case phenomena in different languages, both Indo- and non-Indo-European. It is the first time that such a large scale investigation into case has been undertaken. Noteworthy is also its reliance on computer-stored corpora of authentic material.
The results are published as a series (Case and Grammatical Relations across Languages) of which the first volume, a bibliography, appeared in 1994.
The first volume on the dative case contains 13 articles, each of which gives a detailed syntactic-semantic description of the dative or its counterparts in a particular language. In addition to the lexico-syntactic frames in which they occur, a number of textual and extra-linguistic factors are taken into account. Languages investigated are English (K. Davidse), German (L. Draye), Dutch (W. Van Belle & W. Van Langendonck), Afrikaans (L.G. de Stadler), Latin (W. Van Hoecke), French (L. Melis), Spanish (N. Delbecque & B. Lamiroy), Portuguese (R. de Andrade), Polish (B. Rudzka-Ostyn), Hungarian (G. Tóth), Pashto (W. Skalmowski), Hebrew (P. Swiggers) and Orizaba Nahuatl (D. Tuggy).
[Case and Grammatical Relations Across Languages, 2]  1996.  xviii, 455 pp.
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Table of Contents
List of abbreviations
vii
Introduction
ix
Part I: Romance languages
1.The Latin dative
Willy van Hoecke
3
2.The dative in Modern French
Ludo Melis
39
3.Towards a typology of the Spanish dative
Nicole Delbecque and Béatrice Lamiroy
73
4.The Portuguese dative
Rosane de Andrade Berlinck
119
Part II: Germanic languages
1.The German dative
Luk Draye
155
2.The indirect oject in Dutch
William Van Belle
217
3.The indirect object in Afrikaans
Leon de Stadler
251
4.Functional dimensions of the dative in English
Kristin Davidse
289
Part III: Unrelated languages
1.The Polish dative
Brygida Rudzka-Ostyn
341
2.Dative counterparts in Pashto
Wojciech Skalmowski
395
3.Dative-like constructions in Orizaba Nahuatl
David Tuggy
407
Subject Index
453
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Subjects
BIC Subject: CF – Linguistics
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
U.S. Library of Congress Control Number:  96002114