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Journal Title: Lingua
Volume/Issue:   135 /
Issue Title: Complex Predicates
Date: 2013
Table of Contents: 1. Diachronic pertinacity of light verbs
Miriam Butt, Aditi Lahiri
Pages 7-29

2. Looking for the middle way: Voice and transitivity in complex predicates in Iranian
Agnes Korn
Pages 30-55

3. Nuclear complex predicates in Niuean
Diane Massam
Pages 56-80

4. Complex predicates, eventivity, and causative-inchoative alternation
Ekaterina Lyutikova, Sergei Tatevosov
Pages 81-111

5. Possessor raising and the structure of impersonal complex predicates in Persian
Yadgar Karimi
Pages 112-131

6. Verbal complex formation and negation in Japanese
Hideki Kishimoto
Pages 132-154

7. Three forms of English verb particle constructions
Jeffrey Punske
Pages 155-170

8. A constraint on preposition sequences in English complex predicates
Lewis Gebhardt
Pages 171-185
Publisher: Elsevier Ltd
Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Semantics
Syntax
Subject Language(s): English
Japanese
Niuean
Ossetic
Persian, Iranian
 
LL Issue: 24.3916