List of John Benjamins publications for which Francesco Gardani plays a role.
Subjects Morphology | Semantics | Syntax | Theoretical linguistics
Subjects Morphology | Syntax | Theoretical linguistics
2016. Allogenous exaptation
. Exaptation and Language Change, Norde, Muriel and Freek Van de Velde (eds.), pp. 227–260
This paper studies exaptation from the perspective of language contact and structural borrowing. Drawing on data from different language-contact settings, I show that exaptation differs from grammaticalization, secondary grammaticalization, and degrammaticalization. I argue that exaptation is, also… read more | Article
Loporcaro, Michele, Vincenzo Faraoni and Francesco Gardani.
2014. The third gender of Old Italian
. Diachronica 31:1, pp. 1–22
We demonstrate that Old Italian had a three-gender system within which the neuter still qualified as a fully fledged gender value. To substantiate this claim, we adduce evidence showing that (a) Old Italian had three distinct sets of controllers, each of which selected a separate agreement pattern;… read more | Article
Rainer, Franz, Wolfgang U. Dressler, Francesco Gardani and Hans Christian Luschützky.
2014. Morphology and meaning: An overview
. Morphology 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. 3–46