Caroline Marty

List of John Benjamins publications for which Caroline Marty plays a role.


Delhem, Romain and Caroline Marty 2020 Patterns of coining and constructions: The role of productivityThe 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. 30–41 | Article
We develop the notion of pattern of coining found in some complete-inheritance models of Construction Grammar (Fillmore 1997; Kay 2013), which are processes used to coin new units based on analogy with an existing one. Unlike constructions, they cannot be considered systematically productive in… read more
Mignot, Elise and Caroline Marty 2018 Denominations of humans: The case of compounds in EnglishFrom Culture to Language and Back: The Animacy Hierarchy in language and discourse, Gardelle, Laure and Sandrine Sorlin (eds.), pp. 163–183 | Article
In English, the lexicon is one of the many areas affected by the asymmetry in the treatment of humans and inanimates. The study focuses on compounds. We compare compounds denoting human animates to those denoting inanimates. We find that there are proportionately few compounds for humans, and… read more