Ricardo Maldonado

List of John Benjamins publications for which Ricardo Maldonado plays a role.

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This paper explores the evolution of two names for animals, buey ‘ox’ and cabrón ‘mail goat’, that have undergone a set of important semantic and pragmatic changes since the XIXth Century. The change from offensive to warm and friendly addressing forms involved a series of semantic bleaching… read more | Chapter
Maldonado, Ricardo and Juliana De la Mora Gutiérrez 2018 Chapter 9. según along time: Following an epistemic pathPerspectives on Evidentiality in Spanish: Explorations across genres, Figueras Bates, Carolina and Adrián Cabedo (eds.), pp. 205–222
This paper attempts to show that según has developed not only evidential reportative functions, but also a set of meanings that move towards the dominion of epistemicity. Diachronic analysis, shows that the original meaning of según (Lat. secundare ‘to second, to follow’) gradually moves towards… read more | Chapter
This paper explores both the polysemy and the development of the adverb apenas ‘barely hardly’ into a discourse marker of temporal proximity ‘just/recently’. In contrast to well-known expected tendencies in grammaticalization, apenas runs against the cannon. The subjective adverb apenas, that… read more | Article
González Fernández, María Jesús and Ricardo Maldonado 2006 Syntactic Determinants of Pragmatic Markers of “Closure”Topics in Subjectification and Modalization, Cornillie, Bert and Nicole Delbecque (eds.), pp. 19–44
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Maldonado, Ricardo 2004 Ronald Langacker: A visit to Cognitive GrammarAnnual Review of Cognitive Linguistics: Volume 2, Ruiz de Mendoza Ibáñez, Francisco José (ed.), pp. 305–319
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Maldonado, Ricardo and E. Fernando Nava 2002 Tarascan causatives and event complexityThe Grammar of Causation and Interpersonal Manipulation, Shibatani, Masayoshi (ed.), pp. 157–195
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Maldonado, Ricardo 2000 Conceptual distance and transitivity increase in Spanish reflexivesReflexives: Forms and functions, Frajzyngier, Zygmunt and Traci Walker (eds.), pp. 153 ff.
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