Alejandra Vidal

List of John Benjamins publications for which Alejandra Vidal plays a role.


Vidal, Alejandra and Doris L. Payne 2021 Chapter 11. Polyfunctional vanka- in Nivaĉle and the antipassive categoryAntipassive: Typology, diachrony, and related constructions, Janic, Katarzyna and Alena Witzlack-Makarevich (eds.), pp. 349–382 | Chapter
Nivaĉle (Mataguayan) is a non-ergative language of Argentina and Paraguay. It has a voice/valency mechanism that resembles an antipassive. Stell (1989: 310) refers to vanka- as an intransitive marker. Fabre (2015, 2016) glosses vanka- as ‘antipassive’ but does not provide an in-depth analysis. We… read more
Payne, Doris L., Alejandra Vidal and Manuel A. Otero 2018 Chapter 10. Locative, existential and possessive predication in the Chaco: Nivaĉle (Mataguayan) and Pilagá (Guaykuruan)Nonverbal Predication in Amazonian Languages, Overall, Simon E., Rosa Vallejos and Spike Gildea (eds.), pp. 263–294 | Chapter
Nivaĉle (Mataguayan) and Pilagá (Guaykuruan) languages, which geographically overlap in the Argentinian Chaco region of South America, present evidence challenging the often repeated claim that locative predications universally underlie possession predications (Lyons 1967; Jackendoff 1983;… read more