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The Syntax of Welsh : a Transformational Study of the Passive

Author: G M Awbery
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1977.
Series: Cambridge books online.; Cambridge studies in linguistics, no. 18.
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This is a full-length study of a Celtic language from the standpoint of modern linguistic theory.

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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: G M Awbery
ISBN: 9780511759932 0511759932 9780521213417 052121341X
OCLC Number: 776970422
Notes: Title from publishers bibliographic system (viewed on 22 Dec 2011).
Available through Cambridge books online SHEDL trial from 9th January 2012 to 9th July 2012.
Description: 1 online resource (252 pages).
Contents: Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface ; INTRODUCTION ; 1 ACTIVE SENTENCES ; 1.1 Simple active sentences ; 1.1.1 Phrase structure; 1.1.2 Verbal inflection; 1.1.3 Mutation of direct object; 1.1.4 Subject deletion; 1.1.5 Rule ordering; 1.2 Periphrastic forms ; 1.2.1 Periphrastic forms; 1.2.2 The verb and subject; 1.2.3 The uninflected; 1.2.4 The aspect marker; 1.2.5 Surface phrase structure; 1.3 The derivation of these forms 1.3.1 A complex sentence1.3.2 Equi-subject; 1.3.3 Possessive pronoun preposing; 1.3.4 Mutation rules; 1.3.5 More mutation rules; 1.3.6 Possessive deletion; 1.3.7 Rule ordering; 1.4 Parallelisms with other embeddings ; 1.4.1 Prepositional object embeddings; 1.4.2 Direct object embeddings; 1.4.3 Subject raising in subject embeddings; 1.4.4 Subject raising in object embeddings; 1.5 Uninflected verbs as tenseless verbs ; 1.5.1 Tenseless embeddings; 1.5.2 Superficially tenseless verbs 1.5.3 A revised analysis1.6 Conclusions ; 2 PASSIVE SENTENCES ; 2.1 Active and passive pairs ; 2.2 The surface structure analysis ; 2.2.1 Surface structure constituents; 2.2.2 Surface phrase structure; 2.3 The deep structure analysis ; 2.3.1 The uninflected verb; 2.3.2 A complex sentence; 2.3.3 A tenseless embedding; 2.3.4 Relationship to other tenseless embeddings 2.4 The tranformational derivation 2.4.1 Agent postposing; 2.4.2 Agent phrase rules; 2.4.3 Embedding rules; 2.4.4 Matrix sentence rules; 2.4.5 Rule ordering; 2.5 Variations of the passive ; 2,5.1 Embedded passives; 2.5.2 Cael deletion; 2.5.3 Unspecified embedded subjects; 2.6 Possessive pronoun deletion ; 2.6.1 The problem; 2.6.2 'Easy' forms; 2.6.3 Purpose phrases; 2.6.4 Relatives, clefts and questions; 2.6.5 The structures of these forms; 2.6.6 Common ground 2.6.7 Pronoun deletion rules2.6.8 Morphological parallels; 2.7 Conclusions ; 3 MORE PASSIVES ; 3.1 Sentence conjunction ; 3.2 Phrasal conjunction ; 3.2.1 Deep structure conjoined noun phrases; 3.2.2 Problems with periphrastic forms; 3.2.3 Passives; 3.2.4 Postcyclic rules; 3.3 Tensed embeddings ; 3.3.1 Subject embeddings; 3.3.2 The deep structure; 3.3.3 Sentence postposing; 3.3.4 Object embeddings; 3.3.5 Passives
Series Title: Cambridge books online.; Cambridge studies in linguistics, no. 18.
Responsibility: G.M. Awbery.

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