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Title: Adpositions of Movement
Edited By: Hubert Cuyckens
Walter De Mulder
Tanja Mortelmans
URL: http://www.benjamins.com/cgi-bin/t_bookview.cgi?bookid=BJL%2018
Series Title: Belgian Journal of Linguistics 18
Description:

Table of contents

Part One - Syntactic Issues

Introduction i

The Layered Internal Structure of Spatial PPs
Seiki Ayano 3

The Particularity of Particles, or Why They Are Not Just 'Intransitive
Prepositions'
Bert Cappelle 29

Some Observations on the Syntax of Adpositions of Movement
Ludo Melis 59

Locative Complements of Verbs of Movement in Czech: Some Typical Structures
and Their Interpretation
Marta Ungermanová 87

Pronominal Adverbs Containing Adpositions of Direction in Dutch: Formation
and Splitting
Ingrid Van Canegem-Ardijns and William Van Belle 115

On 'Syntactic' versus 'Semantic' Telicity: Evidence from In and On
Emma Thomas 145

Directionality and the Complementation of Dutch Adpositions
Jesse Tseng 167

Part Two - Semantic Issues

Catalan Adpositions of 'Movement' as Aspectual Particles: Cap (a) and Fins (a)
Nuria Alturo 197

Vers and Contre:Two Ways of Expressing Spatial Direction in French
Andrée Borillo 225

Rethinking English 'Prepositions of Movement':The Case of To and Through
Vyvyan Evans and Andrea Tyler 247

Polysemy in Basque Locational Cases
Iraide Ibarretxe-Antuñano 271

Motion, Path, and Aspect: The Case of the German Path Adpositions Über and
Durch
Birgitta Meex 299

Publication Year: 2005
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
Semantics
Syntax
Subject Language(s): Basque
Catalan-Valencian-Balear
Czech
Dutch
English
French
German
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Versions:
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9027226784
ISBN-13: 9789027226785
Pages: viii, 323
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