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Title: A Corpus Study on the Distribution of Ise and its Clitic Form
Author: Barış Kabak
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Homepage: http://ling.uni-konstanz.de/pages/home/kabak/
Institution: Universität Konstanz
Author: René Schiering
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Institution: Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster
Linguistic Field: Morphology; Typology
Subject Language: Turkish
Abstract: This article presents results from a corpus study on the distribution of the/L/conditional copula ise and its clitic form. We show that when the morpheme/L/is used as a topic marker in nominal contexts, it appears predominantly in/L/its full form. However, the clitic form =(y)sA is preferred over the free/L/form when it is used as a conditional marker in both nominal and verbal/L/contexts, as well as a conjunction in combination with infinitives in the/L/ablative case. These results are discussed in the framework of/L/grammaticalization theory.
Type: Individual Paper
Status: Completed
Venue: Turkic Languages, 8 (2)
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