Dániel Czicza

List of John Benjamins publications for which Dániel Czicza plays a role.


Variation and Grammaticalization of Verbal Constructions

Edited by Dániel Czicza and Gabriele Diewald

Special issue of Constructions and Frames 14:1 (2022) v, 223 pp.
Subjects Cognition and language | Functional linguistics | Syntax | Theoretical linguistics


Diewald, Gabriele and Dániel Czicza. 2022. Variation and Grammaticalization of Verbal Constructions. Variation and Grammaticalization of Verbal Constructions, Czicza, Dániel and Gabriele Diewald (eds.), pp. 1–12
Construction grammar – most notably Cognitive Construction Grammar (Goldberg 2006), Radical Construction Grammar (Croft 2001) and Cognitive Grammar (Langacker 2008) – has been extremely inspiring in providing tools for modelling gradience in variation and change. Verbal constructions have been… read more | Introduction
This paper deals with different types of verbal complementation of the German verb verdienen. It focuses on constructions that have been undergoing a grammaticalization process and thus express deontic modality, as in Sie verdient geliebt zu werden (ʽShe deserves to be lovedʼ) and Sie verdient zu… read more | Article
Diewald, Gabriele, Volodymyr Dekalo and Dániel Czicza. 2021. Grammaticalization of verdienen into an auxiliary marker of deontic modality: An item-driven usage-based approach. Modality and Diachronic Construction Grammar, Hilpert, Martin, Bert Cappelle and Ilse Depraetere (eds.), pp. 81–122
This paper investigates synchronic variation in the lexical and grammatical environments of the German lexical verb verdienen ‘earn’, ‘deserve’. In its lexical uses, verdienen co-occurs with an object noun phrase whose head is either concrete (e.g. Geld ‘money’) or, more commonly, abstract (e.g.… read more | Chapter