Elisabeth Verhoeven

List of John Benjamins publications for which Elisabeth Verhoeven plays a role.



Verhoeven, Elisabeth 2017 Scales or features in verb meaning? Verb classes as predictors of syntactic behaviorCurrent trends in analyzing syntactic variation, De Cuypere, Ludovic, Clara Vanderschueren and Gert de Sutter (eds.), pp. 165–194 | Article
Several syntactic properties of verbal heads are accounted for through their semantic properties. Verbal features such as agentivity, volitionality, stativity etc. have been proven a useful tool for predicting several aspects of their syntactic behavior such as passivization, auxiliary selection… read more
Verhoeven, Elisabeth 2010 Transitivity in Chinese experiencer object verbsTransitivity: Form, Meaning, Acquisition, and Processing, Brandt, Patrick and Marco García García (eds.), pp. 95–118 | Article
This article discusses semantic and syntactic properties of experiencer object constructions in Chinese. Cross-linguistically, experiencer object verbs have been shown to display some special semanto-syntactic properties which distinguish them from canonical transitive verbs. This has led to the… read more
Lehmann, Christian and Elisabeth Verhoeven 2006 Extraversive transitivization in Yucatec Maya and the nature of the applicativeCase, Valency and Transitivity, Kulikov, Leonid, Andrej L. Malchukov and Peter de Swart (eds.), pp. 465–493 | Article