Javier Martín Arista

List of John Benjamins publications for which Javier Martín Arista plays a role.



Deconstructing Constructions

Edited by Christopher S. Butler and Javier Martín Arista

[Studies in Language Companion Series, 107] 2009. xx, 306 pp.
Subjects Discourse studies | Functional linguistics | Pragmatics | Semantics | Syntax | Theoretical linguistics


This chapter proposes a model of syntactic annotation for the Parallel Corpus of Old English Prose, an aligned corpus of Old English and Present Day English texts. The research focuses on areas of syntactic divergence between the aligned texts. Syntactic divergence is described in terms of four… read more | Chapter
Martín Arista, Javier and Francisco J. Cortés-Rodriguez 2014 From directionals to telics: Meaning construction, word-formation and grammaticalisation in Role and Reference GrammarTheory and Practice in Functional-Cognitive Space, Gómez González, María de los Ángeles, Francisco José Ruiz de Mendoza Ibáñez and Francisco Gonzálvez-García (eds.), pp. 229–250
This chapter deals with the evolution of preverbs and discusses the development of a telic function by directionals after a process of lexicalization and grammaticalization. The main language of analysis is Old English and the discussion includes a comparison with Sanskrit, Gothic and Old Icelandic. read more | Article
Butler, Christopher S. and Javier Martín Arista 2009 IntroductionDeconstructing Constructions, Butler, Christopher S. and Javier Martín Arista (eds.), pp. xv–xx
Martín Arista, Javier 2009 A typology of morphological constructionsDeconstructing Constructions, Butler, Christopher S. and Javier Martín Arista (eds.), pp. 85–114
This article is a contribution to the development of the theory of morphology of Role and Reference Grammar in line with the more central role that constructions play in the latest version of this linguistic theory. In order to propose a principled definition of morphological processes that is not… read more | Article
This paper offers the initial design for a functional theory of morphology and addresses the question of how much unification or separation of domains and units is required in such a theory. Given that morphology is largely driven by principles that also rule syntax and semantics, the main thrust… read more | Article