Morris Salkoff

List of John Benjamins publications for which Morris Salkoff plays a role.


Subjects Comparative linguistics | English linguistics | Germanic linguistics | Romance linguistics | Syntax | Translation Studies
Subjects Romance linguistics | Syntax | Theoretical linguistics


Salkoff, Morris. 2004. Verbs of Mental States. Lexique, Syntaxe et Lexique-Grammaire / Syntax, Lexis & Lexicon-Grammar: Papers in honour of Maurice Gross, Leclère, Christian, Éric Laporte, Mireille Piot and Max Silberztein (eds.), pp. 561–571
This article is a summary of a longer investigation of the so-called psych verbs that have been much studied in the literature. I have defined a psych verb as one that takes a complement clause subject that S and Nh, a human noun object. These are sentences like That John was so stingy (troubled +… read more | Article
Summary A sub-set of the psych verbs whose subject is a sentential clause and whose object is a human noun, the experiencer, has been studied in its lexical extension. The transformations that can be applied to the paradigm sentence are studied in detail, and their acceptability (or not) plus… read more | Article
Salkoff, Morris. 1999. A study of ambiguity using INTEX. Analyse Lexicale et Syntaxique: Le système INTEX, Fairon, Cédrick (ed.), pp. 143–154
The resolution of lexical ambiguity presents a problem for researchers in machine translation. Since many words are multiply ambiguous, and it is frequently the case that each of their senses has a different translation into another language, the question of the proper resolution of the translation… read more | Article
Salkoff, Morris. 1988. Analysis by Fusion. Lingvisticæ Investigationes 12:1, pp. 49–84
Sentences of the type Max elbowed his way through the crowd have not been studied in detail hitherto. The systematic investigation undertaken here shows that the verbs appearing in them have a large lexical extension. These sentences are also productive, so that an unlimited number of new verbs of… read more | Article