Causation, Permission, and Transfer

Argument realisation in GET, TAKE, PUT, GIVE and LET verbs

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| Institute of Technology, Blachardstown Dublin, Ireland
| Ghent University
| Microsoft European Headquarters, Dublin, Ireland
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This book offers a comprehensive investigative study of the argument realisation of the concepts of causative purpose, permit, let/allow and transfer in a broad cross-linguistic typologically diverse mix of languages with GIVE, GET, TAKE, PUT, and LET verbs. This volume stands as the first systematic exploration of these verbs and concepts as they occur in complex events and clauses. This book brings together scholars and researchers from a variety of functionally inspired theoretical backgrounds that have worked on these verbs within one language or from a cross-linguistic perspective. The objective is to understand the linguistic behaviour of the verbs and their inter-relationships within a contemporary cognitive-functional linguistic perspective. The languages represented include Irish, German, Slavic (West Slavic: Polish, Czech, Slovak and Sorbian and Western South Slavic: Slovenian and Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian), Germanic, Romance, Gan Chinese Yichun dialect, Māori, Bohairic Coptic, Shaowu Chinese, Hebrew, English, Lithuanian, Estonian, the Australian dialects Pitjantjatjara and Yankunytjatjara, Italian, and Persian. Topics discussed include argument structure and the encoding of arguments under causation, permission and transferverbs, their lexical semantics and event structure.
[Studies in Language Companion Series, 167]  2015.  vi, 499 pp.
Publishing status: Available
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Bouveret, Myriam
2021.  In Give Constructions across Languages [Constructional Approaches to Language, 29],  pp. 1 ff. Crossref logo
Nolan, Brian
2016. Dynamicity in the construal of complex events in Irish English and Modern Irish. English Text Construction 9:1  pp. 165 ff. Crossref logo

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BIC Subject: CFK – Grammar, syntax
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
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U.S. Library of Congress Control Number:  2014042806 | Marc record