Karin Pittner

List of John Benjamins publications for which Karin Pittner plays a role.

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Adverbs: Functional and diachronic aspects

Edited by Karin Pittner, Daniela Elsner and Fabian Barteld

[Studies in Language Companion Series, 170] 2015. v, 275 pp.
Subjects Historical linguistics | Semantics | Syntax | Theoretical linguistics

Articles

The article deals with a special type of causal clauses in German which exhibits the properties of verb-first position, an obligatory modal particle doch and obligatory postposition. It has often been noted that these clauses are neither clearly subordinated nor coordinated. Syntactic tests show… read more | Chapter
Pittner, Karin. 2015. Between inflection and derivation: Adverbial suffixes in English and German. Adverbs: Functional and diachronic aspects, Pittner, Karin, Daniela Elsner and Fabian Barteld (eds.), pp. 133–156
The question of whether adverbial suffixes are derivational or inflectional elements has been controversially discussed in recent decades. Based on general differences between inflection and derivation, we argue that the English adverbial suffix -ly has more characteristics of an inflectional than… read more | Article
Pittner, Karin, Daniela Elsner and Fabian Barteld. 2015. Introduction. Adverbs: Functional and diachronic aspects, Pittner, Karin, Daniela Elsner and Fabian Barteld (eds.), pp. 1–18
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