LINGUIST List 9.1396

Wed Oct 7 1998

Qs: Participial Constructions, Linguistic ownership

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  1. Christina Alexandri, Query : Participial Constructions
  2. Alan Firth, Linguistic 'ownership'

Message 1: Query : Participial Constructions

Date: Tue, 6 Oct 1998 11:38:30 +0200
From: Christina Alexandri <>
Subject: Query : Participial Constructions


I would appreciate receiving any information on recent work on
participial constructions in German, regardless of the theoretical
framework (GB, HPSG or LFG is fine). I will post a summary as soon as
I obtain a satisfactory amount of information.
I thank you in advance,

Christina K. Alexandris
Computational Linguistics Researcher
Dept. of Machine Translation 
Institute for Language and Speech Processing
Athens, Greece

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Message 2: Linguistic 'ownership'

Date: Tue, 6 Oct 1998 13:05:22 +0200 (MET DST)
From: Alan Firth <>
Subject: Linguistic 'ownership'

I am presently working on the topic of linguistic 'ownership', and
would appreciate any references to literature on the topic. In
particular, I am interested in notions of correctness and appropriacy
as these are made manifest on the surface of discursive interaction
(e.g. in meta-discursive comments, in 'corrections' of others'
linguistic 'errors'). With thanks in anticipation, Alan Firth Aalborg
University, Denmark
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