Cross-linguistic Investigations of Nominalization Patterns

| University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario
ISBN 9789027255938 | EUR 95.00 | USD 143.00
ISBN 9789027270702 | EUR 95.00 | USD 143.00
The chapters in this volume address current topics in the morphology, syntax, and semantics of nominalizations, drawing on a range of typologically and geographically diverse languages. Nominalizations represent a long-standing puzzle to linguists: How is a noun, such as destruction, related to the verb destroy? The semantic parallel between the deverbal nominalization and its related verb suggests that there is a close connection between the two. This volume contributes to the ongoing debates on how to capture this connection and how to account for the apparent mixed categorical status of nominalizations. This volume is essential for students and researchers interested in the morphology-syntax and syntax-semantics interfaces.
[Linguistik Aktuell/Linguistics Today, 210]  2014.  xiii, 217 pp.
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BIC Subject: CFK – Grammar, syntax
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
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