List of John Benjamins publications for which Domenica Romagno plays a role.
Strong resultative constructions in Romance between usage and norm: Evidence from Northern Calabria. The Wealth and Breadth of Construction-Based Research, Colleman, Timothy, Frank Brisard, Astrid De Wit, Renata Enghels, Nikos Koutsoukos, Tanja Mortelmans and María Sol Sansiñena (eds.), pp. 295–3052020.
The presence of strong resultative constructions in Romance languages is largely debated. In this paper, we provide evidence of strong resultative constructions with adjectival predicate in Italo-Romance. Data from Southern Italian varieties spoken in the area of Cosenza, in Northern Calabria, are… read more | Article
Strategies for aligning syntactic roles and case marking with semantic properties: The case of the accusative of respect in ancient Greek. Historical Linguistics 2017: Selected papers from the 23rd International Conference on Historical Linguistics, San Antonio, Texas, 31 July – 4 August 2017, Drinka, Bridget (ed.), pp. 9–282020.
In the present paper, we show that: (1) the accusative of respect, a case marker for inalienable possession in ancient Greek, represents a strategy for aligning syntactic roles and case marking with animacy; (2) this hypothesis can consistently account for a series of issues that remained… read more | Chapter
Chapter 13. State representation and dynamic processes in Homeric Greek: The aorist in - in Homeric Greek. Historical Linguistics 2015: Selected papers from the 22nd International Conference on Historical Linguistics, Naples, 27-31 July 2015, Cennamo, Michela and Claudia Fabrizio (eds.), pp. 271–2862019.
We aim to assess the relationship between different Indo-European strategies for encoding the representation of a subject’s state and focus on data from Homeric poems. Specifically, we propose an explanation for the function and the distribution of the aorist in –ην that (1) accounts for its… read more | Chapter
Canonical and non-canonical marking of core arguments in European languages: A typological approach. Europe and the Mediterranean as Linguistic Areas: Convergencies from a historical and typological perspective, Ramat, Paolo and Elisa Roma (eds.), pp. 289–3152007.
It is observed that the prepositional direct object phenomena are related to past participle agreement and auxiliary selection in compound tenses. The purpose of this paper is to show that verb properties and object referent properties co-occur in prepositional direct object selection. Data from… read more | Article