Typology of Resultative Constructions

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This volume, originally published in Russian, combines data from a wide range of languages, meticulously analyzed, with a sophisticated theoretical apparatus capable of isolating the most important syntactic and semantic parameters and of drawing those generalizations that are most significant from a cross-linguistic perspective. Many ideas which are at best only hinted at in earlier literature – such as the precise relation among resultative, perfect, and stative, or correlations between resultative and passive voice – are here for the first time stated precisely and given a firm foundation by means of detailed exemplification from a wide range of languages.
[Typological Studies in Language, 12]  1988.  xx, 573 pp.
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Table of Contents
Foreword
Bernard Comrie
ix
Preface
Vladimir P. Nedjalkov
xi
From the Preface to the Russian Edition
xv
Abbreviations
xvii
I. Theoretical Aspects of the Investigation of Resultative Constructions
The Typology of Resultative Constructions
Vladimir P. Nedjalkov and Sergej Je. Jaxontov
3
Resultative, Perfect and Aspect
Jurij S. Maslov
63
The Structure of Verbal Meaning and the Resultative
George G. Sil’nickij
87
Resultatives: Classification and Calculus
Sergej Je. Jaxontov
101
II. Resultative Constructions Across Languages
Resultative in Chinese
Sergej Je. Jaxontov
113
Resultative and Continuative in Nivkh
Vladimir P. Nedjalkov and Galina A. Otaina
135
Resultative and Perfect in Chukchee
Vladimir P. Nedjalkov, Petr I. Inenlikej and Vladimir G. Raxtilin
153
The Resultative in Archi
Aleksandr E. Kibrik
167
Resultative and Passive in Aleut
Evgeniy V. Golovko
185
Resultative in Asiatic Eskimo
Nikolaj B. Vaxtin
199
Resultative and Perfect in Mongolian
Galina S. Dugarova and Natalia S. Jaxontova
209
Stative, Resultive, and Perfect Passive in Uzbek
Dmitrij M. Nasilov
221
Resultative in Ewe
Viktor P. Litvinov and Kofi H. Agbodjo
231
Stative, Resultative, Passive, and Perfect in Evenki
Igor' V. Nedjalkov and Vladimir P. Nedjalkov
241
Stative, Resultative, Passive and Perfect in Georgian
Maja V. Mačavariani
259
Stative, Resultative, Passive, and Perfect in Ancient Greek (Homeric Greek)
Ilja A. Perel’muter
277
Stative, Resultative, Perfect, and Passive in Tongan
Marija S. Polinskaja
289
Resultative, Passive and Neutral verbs in Indonesian
Agus Salim, Aleksandr K. Ogloblin and Vladimir P. Nedjalkov
307
Resultative and Passive in Arabic
Victor S. Xrakovskij
327
Resultative, Passive and Perfect in Russian
Jurij P. Knjazev
343
Resultative, Passive, and Perfect in Lithuanian
Emma Š. Geniušienė and Vladimir P. Nedjalkov
369
Resultative, Passive, and Perfect in Russian Dialects
Valentin I. Trubinskij
389
Resultative, Passive, and Perfect in German
Vladimir P. Nedjalkov
411
Resultative, Passive, and Perfect in Norwegian
Valerij P. Berkov
433
Resultative, Passive and Perfect in Armenian
Natalia A. Kozinceva
449
Resultative and Perfect Passive in Finnish
Aleksandr P. Volodin
469
Resultative and Apparent Evidential in Dogon
Vladimir A. Plungian
481
Resultatives: Results and Discussion
Isaac Kozinsky
497
References
527
Sources
553
Personal Names Index
557
Language Index
561
Subject Index
563
“I believe firmly that the present volume, like its predecessors, is essential reading for every linguist interested in universals and typology, if not indeed for every linguist irrespective of subspecialization, and this English edition at last makes this work available to a truly international linguistic readership.”
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