Jaakko Leino

List of John Benjamins publications for which Jaakko Leino plays a role.


Constructional Reorganization

Edited by Jaakko Leino

[Constructional Approaches to Language, 5] 2008. vi, 155 pp.
Subjects Cognitive linguistics | Historical linguistics | Theoretical linguistics


Prototypical Finnish subjects are marked with the nominative case. In many non-finite expression types, however, the subject is marked with the genitive case. The genitive subject has grammaticalized from three different sources. In some constructions, it developed from an earlier adverbial… read more
In many formal theories of grammar, pairs of expressions such as the active and the passive are treated as variants of each other — the passive typically being a secondary construction derived from the active by operations that change the syntactic structure. Recent accounts based on Cognitive… read more
Leino, Jaakko 2008 1. Grammar as a Construction SiteConstructional Reorganization, Leino, Jaakko (ed.), pp. 1–10 | Article
Leino, Jaakko and Jan-Ola Östman 2005 8. Constructions and variabilityGrammatical Constructions: Back to the roots, Fried, Mirjam and Hans C. Boas (eds.), pp. 191–213 | Chapter
Boas, Hans C., Jaakko Leino and Benjamin Lyngfelt Constructionist views on Construction GrammarConstructions and Frames: Online-First Articles | Article