Tense-Aspect, Transitivity and Causativity

Essays in honour of Vladimir Nedjalkov

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This collection presents typological work on tense, aspect, and epistemic modality in a variety of languages and against the background of different schools of thinking, among which the St. Petersburg Typological School developed and so masterfully implemented by the Petersburg linguist, Vladimir Petrovich Nedjalkov. The volume honors this reputed scholar for his life work. It is in mainly this spirit (and the EUROTYPE spirit) that the following scholars have contributed to the volume: T. Tsunoda on Warrungu (Australian indigeneous language), L. Kulikov on Vedic, K. Kiryu on Japanese, Korean and Newari, N. Sumbatova on Svan (from the Kartvelian group), T.Bulygina & A. Shmelev on Russian, W. Boeder on Georgian, R. Thieroff on aorist and imperfect in European languages, Y. Poupynin on Russian, L. Johanson on Kipchak Turkic, I. Dolinina on Russian, N. Kozintseva on Old and Modern Eastern Armenian, Ch. Lee on Korean, W. Abraham on split ergative languages and German, G. Silnitsky on Russian, V. Plungian on Russian, E. Rakhilina on Russian, and K. Ebert on Kalmyk.
[Studies in Language Companion Series, 50]  1999.  xxxiv, 359 pp.
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Table of Contents
Addresses
ix
Introduction
xi
Vladimir Nedjalkov: List of main publications
xix
Part 1: Transitivity, causativity and tense-aspect
Aspect and transitivity of iterative constructions in Warrungu
Tasaku Tsunoda
3
Split causativity: remarks on correlations between transitivity, aspect, and tense
Leonid Kulikov
21
Conceptualization and aspect in some Asian languages
Kazuyuki Kiryu
43
Evidentiality, transitivity and split ergativity: evidence from Svan
Nina R. Sumbatova
63
On the semantics of some Russian causative constructions: aspect, control, and types of causation
Tatiana V. Bulygina and Alexei D. Shmelev
97
Part 2: The trade-off between aspect and tense as typological parameters
Some notes on the Georgian resultative
Winfried Boeder
117
Preterites and imperfects in the languages of Europe
Rolf Thieroff
141
The qualitative meaning of Russian imperfective verbs in passive constructions
Youri Poupynin
163
Typological notes on aspect and actionality in Kipchak Turkic
Lars Johanson
171
Distributivity: more than aspect
Inga B. Dolinina
185
The past perfect in Armenian
Natalia A. Kozintseva
207
Aspects of aspect in Korean psych-predicates: implications for psych-predicates in general
Chungmin Lee
223
Part 3: Events and their componentiality
How descending is ascending German? On the deep interrelations between tense, aspect, pronominality, and ergativity
Werner Abraham
253
Verbal temporalization in Russian and English
Georgij Silnitsky
293
A typology of phasal meanings
Vladimir A. Plungian
311
Degrees of focality in Kalmyk imperfectives
Karen H. Ebert
323
Aspectual classification of nouns: a case study of Russian
Ekaterina V. Rakhilina
341
Subject Index
351
“This book is important for the many interdependencies it reveals between TAM categories cross-linguistically, and for extending enquiry regarding this important topic into new geographic and typological territory.”
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BIC Subject: CF – Linguistics
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
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