Nunzio La Fauci

List of John Benjamins publications for which Nunzio La Fauci plays a role.


Subjects Romance linguistics | Semantics


This paper deals with the complex interaction between form and function in the verb morphosyntax of four Indo-European languages (French, Italian, Ancient Greek and Sanskrit). Beyond the difference in form, auxiliation patterns in French and Italian, and verb inflections in Ancient Greek and… read more
Fauci, Nunzio La and Ignazio Mauro Mirto 2004 Italian People at Work: Jobs in Lexical SyntaxLexique, Syntaxe et Lexique-Grammaire / Syntax, Lexis & Lexicon-Grammar: Papers in honour of Maurice Gross, Leclère, Christian, Éric Laporte, Mireille Piot and Max Silberztein (eds.), pp. 325–341 | Article
Italian is the only major Romance language featuring a clause type exclusively devoted to expressing people's jobs. This type, the Job-fare-Construction (JFC), is constructed with a human subject and the verb fare 'do' followed by an obligatorily definite noun. The JFC has thus the appearance of a… read more