Publication details [#64675]

Jendraschek, Gerd and Yongmin Shin. 2018. Korean converbs between coordination and subordination. Linguistics 56 (5) : 1099–1140.
Publication type
Article in journal
Publication language
Language as a subject
Place, Publisher
De Gruyter


One singularity of Korean morphosyntax is the existence of a wide set of converbal suffixes. A review of previous descriptions discloses a lack of consensus in the assay of these converbs. Too often they have been pressed into a Eurocentric dichotomy of subordination versus coordination, leading to confusion about their typological status.