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Linking constructions vs. linking rules: evidence from French
(Berkeley Linguistics Society, 1993)
Linearization-based word-part ellipsis
(Springer Verlag, 2008)
This paper addresses a phenomenon in which certain word-parts can be omitted. The evidence shows that the full range of data cannot be captured by a sublexical analysis, since the phenomena can be observed both in ...
Type underspecification and On-line Type Construction in the Lexicon
Many recent lexical and syntactic theories have used TYPE HIERARCHIES to model linguistic generalizations, including valence alternations, morphological generalizations, subregularities, and positive exceptions ...
Retrieval of irregular polysemes: Evidence from priming and eye-movements
We provide behavioral and electrophysiological evidence that readers do not initially commit to a particular interpretation when retrieving irregular biased polysemes like OIL (car; cooking), whose senses differ in frequency ...
Morpholexical transparency and the argument structure of verbs of cutting and breaking
(De Gruyter, 2007)
Guerssel et al.’s 1985 generalizations regarding the argument structure of verbs of cutting and breaking (C&B) are reanalyzed based on the principles of Morpholexical Transparency and Complete Linking. A working hypothesis ...
Enriching Wordnets with new relations and with event and argument structures
(Springer Verlag, 2006)
This paper argues that wordnets, being concept-based computational lexica, should include information on event and argument structures. This general approach is relevant both for allowing computational grammars to cope ...
Semantic unity and constructional particularity: the French se faire construction
(Berkeley Linguistic Society, 1992)
French, as most o!her Romance languages, contains many non-coreferential uses of !he reflexive. The constructions involved are well-known and are in gener<ll studied in !he context of mono-clausal or uni-predicate ...
Complex landscape terms in Seri
The nominal lexicon of Seri is characterized by a prevalence of analytical descriptive terms. We explore the consequences of this typological trait in the landscape domain. The complex landscape terms of Seri classify ...