Paolo Acquaviva

List of John Benjamins publications for which Paolo Acquaviva plays a role.


Acquaviva, Paolo 2016 Structures for pluralsLexical plurals and beyond, Lauwers, Peter and Marie Lammert (eds.), pp. 217–233
This paper presents a hypothesis about the innermost structure of noun phrases, which aims at explaining the interaction of number and countability in nouns. This is based on a constructionist approach which views nouns as substructures of the noun phrase, and word formation and inflection as the… read more | Article
Acquaviva, Paolo 2014 Roots, concepts, and word structure: On the atoms of lexical semanticsMorphology and Meaning: Selected papers from the 15th International Morphology Meeting, Vienna, February 2012, Rainer, Franz, Francesco Gardani, Hans Christian Luschützky and Wolfgang U. Dressler (eds.), pp. 49–70
This chapter examines the relation between the structure of words as linguistic objects and their conceptual content. It addresses two questions: what are the primitives of lexical semantic interpretation, and how they are expressed in the grammatical and morphological representation of a lexical… read more | Article