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New approaches to Slavic verbs of motion

Author: Victoria Hasko; Renee Perelmutter
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins, cop. 2010.
Series: Studies in language companion series, 115.
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Motion verbs are notorious among Slavic linguists for their baffling idiosyncratic behavior in their lexical and aspectual characteristics. This book highlights the unique properties of Slavic verbs  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Victoria Hasko; Renee Perelmutter
ISBN: 9789027205827 9027205825
OCLC Number: 804991090
Notes: Bibliografia. Índex.
Description: x, 392 p. ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. Contributors; 2. Introduction. Verbs of motion in Slavic languages: Paths for exploration (by Hasko, Victoria); 3. Part I. Diachrony of motion expressions; 4. Chapter 1. Clause and text organization in early East Slavic with reference to motion and position expressions (by Turner, Sarah); 5. Chapter 2. Indeterminate motion verbs are denominal (by Nichols, Johanna); 6. Chapter 3. Common Slavic "indeterminate" verbs of motion were really manner-of-motion verbs (by Dickey, Stephen M.); 7. Chapter 4. PIE inheritance and word-formational innovation in Slavic motion verbs in -i- (by Greenberg, Marc L.); 8. Part II. Synchronic approaches to aspect; 9. Chapter 5. Perfectives from indeterminate motion verbs in Russian (by Janda, Laura A.); 10. Chapter 6. Aspects of motion: On the semantics and pragmatics of indeterminate aspect (by Kagan, Olga); 11. Chapter 7. Verbs of motion under negation in Modern Russian (by Perelmutter, Renee); 12. Part III. Typological approach to the study of Slavic verbs of motion; 13. Chapter 8. Semantic composition of motion verbs in Russian and English: The case of intra-typological variability (by Hasko, Victoria); 14. Chapter 9. Motion events in Polish: Lexicalization patterns and the description of Manner (by Kopecka, Anetta); 15. Chapter 10. The importance of being a prefix: Prefixal morphology and the lexicalization of motion events in Serbo-Croatian (by Filipovic, Luna); 16. Chapter 11. Variation in the encoding of endpoints of motion in Russian (by Nikitina, Tatiana); 17. Chapter 12. Verbs of rotation in Russian and Polish (by Rakhilina, Ekaterina V.); 18. Chapter 13. Aquamotion verbs in Slavic and Germanic: A case study in lexical typology (by Koptjevskaja-Tamm, Maria); 19. Chapter 14. Metaphorical walking: Russian idti as a generalized motion verb (by Nesset, Tore); 20. Chapter 15. Russian verbs of motion: Second language acquisition and cognitive linguistics perspectives (by Gor, Kira); 21. Author index; 22. Language index; 23. Subject index
Series Title: Studies in language companion series, 115.
Responsibility: edited by Victoria Hasko, Renee Perelmutter.
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