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Binominal quantifiers in Spanish : conceptually-driven analogy in diachrony and synchrony

Author: Katrien Dora Verveckken
Publisher: Berlin ; Boston : De Gruyter, [2015]
Series: Beihefte zur Zeitschrift fuer romanische Philologie, 391
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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Die Beihefte zur Zeitschrift für romanische Philologie zählen zu den renommiertesten Fachpublikationen der Romanistik. Sie pflegen ein gesamtromanisches Profil, das neben den Nationalsprachen auch die weniger im Fokus stehenden romanischen Sprachen mit einschließt. In der Reihe erscheinen ausgewählte Monographien und Sammelbände zur Sprachwissenschaft in ihrer ganzen Breite, zur mediävistischen  Read more...
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Verveckken, Katrien Dora, 1984-
Binominal quantifiers in Spanish.
(DLC) 2014047793
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Katrien Dora Verveckken
ISBN: 311040673X 9783110406733
OCLC Number: 917873737
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: List of abbreviations --
Introduction --
1 Introduction: from quantifying nouns to binominal quantifiers --
1.1 Aim 1: Towards a constructional network model of the development of BQs --
1.2 AIM 2: Towards a cognitive-functional model of the organization of BQs --
1.3 Aim 3: Towards a reassessment of persistence and analogy --
Part 1 Preliminaries --
2 Framework, state of the art and methodology --
2.1 Description of the framework --
2.1.1 Definition of five interrelated key-concepts --
2.1.1.1 Iconicity --
2.1.1.2 Construal --
2.1.1.3 Schematicity --
2.1.1.4 Subjectivity --
2.1.1.5 Construction --
2.1.2 Towards a cognitive-functional model of binominal quantifiers --
2.1.2.1 Nouns and noun phrases --
2.1.2.2 Quantification and quantifiers in noun phrases --
2.1.2.3 A cognitive-functional model of binominal quantifiers --
2.2 State of the art --
2.2.1 Description of QNs in GDLE (Bosque 1999) and in NGLE (RAE 2009) --
2.2.2 Synchronic case-studies --
2.2.3 Diachronic case-studies --
2.2.4 Identification of the head of the construction --
2.2.5 Gradient boundaries between partitive, pseudopartitive and appositional binominals --
2.2.5.1 Partitive and pseudopartitive constructions --
2.2.5.2 Pseudopartitive and appositional constructions --
2.3 Methodology --
3 Binominal quantifiers as a locus of grammaticalization --
3.1 Grammaticalization and grammaticalization theory --
3.1.1 Definition --
3.1.2 Characteristics --
3.1.3 Conditions --
3.1.4 Desemanticization and decategorialization --
3.1.5 Mechanisms --
3.1.6 Parameters --
3.1.7 Discussion --
3.2 Lexical and functional uses --
3.2.1 Head uses of binominal quantifiers --
3.2.2 Quantifier uses of binominal quantifiers --
3.2.3 Two-way specifier uses of binomianl quantifiers --
3.2.4 Ambivalent uses --
3.2.5 Concluding remarks. 3.3 The grammaticalization of binominal quantifier constructions --
3.3.1 The underlying conceptual motivation of GR in BQs --
3.3.2 The Spanish BQ as a locus of GR: towards the case-studies --
3.3.3 Concluding remarks --
Part 2 Diachronic case-studies --
towards a constructional network model --
4 The development of montón de, a typical locus of grammaticalization --
4.1 Methodological background --
4.2 Encyclopaedic information on montón --
4.3 A diachronic corpus analysis of montón --
4.3.1 Medieval Spanish: the emergence of quantifying pragmatic inferences --
4.3.2 Classical Spanish: the emergence of the specifier use --
4.3.2.1 Head uses of montón de in Classical Spanish --
4.3.2.2 Quantifying uses of montón de in Classical Spanish --
4.3.2.3 Specifying uses of montón de in Classical Spanish --
4.3.2.4 The combinatorial pattern of montón de in Classical Spanish --
4.3.3 Modern Spanish: partial continuation and gradual extension --
4.3.3.1 Head uses of montón de in Modern Spanish --
4.3.3.2 Quantifying uses of montón de in Modern Spanish --
4.3.3.3 Specifying uses of montón de in Modern Spanish --
4.3.3.4 The combinatorial pattern of montón de in Modern Spanish --
4.3.4 Present-Day Spanish: advanced grammaticalization stage --
4.3.4.1 Head uses of montón de in Present-Day Spanish --
4.3.4.2 Quantifying uses of montón de in Present-Day Spanish --
4.3.4.3 Specifying uses of montón de in Present-Day Spanish --
4.3.4.4 Conventionalization of the grammaticalized uses --
4.3.5 Intermediary conclusion --
4.4 Conclusions --
5 The role of conceptual persistence and analogy in the development of BQs --
5.1 Methodological background --
5.2 The development of binominal quantifiers --
5.2.1 Outline of the history of pila de --
5.2.2 Outline of the history of aluvión de. 5.2.3 Outline of the history of letanía de --
5.2.4 Outline of the history of (h)atajo de --
5.2.5 Outline of the history of barbaridad de --
5.2.6 Outline of the history of mar de --
5.2.7 Concluding remarks --
5.3 The role of persistence and analogy --
5.3.1 Persistence and analogy in the extension towards new N1s --
5.3.2 Persistence and analogy in the extension towards new N2s --
5.3.3 Concluding remarks --
5.4 Conclusion --
6 Theoretical reflection: a constructional network model of the development of BQs --
6.1 The challenges for the diachronic account of BQs --
6.1.1 The complex frequency pattern --
6.1.2 The formal and semantic persistence --
6.1.3 The exceptional role of (un) montón de N2 --
6.2 The explanatory scope of existing accounts --
6.3 The constructional network model revisited --
6.3.1 Revisiting the analogical model(s) --
6.3.2 The explanatory scope of the redefined analogical model --
6.3.3 Revisiting the macro-constructional level --
6.3.3.1 Binominal quantity and quality assessment as comparison construals --
6.3.3.2 Co-extensiveness as the motivation of the comparison construal --
6.3.4 The explanatory scope of the revisited macro-constructional level --
6.4 The grammaticalization of the BQ-construction --
6.4.1 BQs as the locus of grammaticalization --
6.4.2 GR of the binominal quantifier macro-construction --
6.5 Conclusion --
Part 3 Synchronic case-studies --
towards a constructional network model --
7 QN-related schematization and N2-profiling --
7.1 Methodological background --
7.2 Quantification construal in BQs --
7.2.1 Construal difference in the minimal pair un alud / aluvión de N2 --
7.2.1.1 Lexicographical accounts --
7.2.1.2 The conceptual image of alud and aluvión de --
7.2.1.3 The conceptual images broken down into conceptual facets. 7.2.1.4 Differences in the image schemas of alud de and aluvión de --
7.2.1.5 Context and combinatorial pattern of alud de and aluvión de --
7.2.1.6 Concluding remarks --
7.2.2 Construal difference in the minimal pairs una pila/un montón de N2 and un montón/mogollón de N2 --
7.2.2.1 Lexicographical accounts --
7.2.2.2 Conceptual image of (una) pila de N2 --
7.2.2.3 Conceptual image of (un) montón de N2 --
7.2.2.4 Conceptual image of (un) mogollón de N2 --
7.2.3 Outline of the conceptual images of the remaining QNs --
7.2.3.1 Conceptual image of (un) racimo de N2 --
7.2.3.1.1 Lexicographical accounts --
7.2.3.1.2 The conceptual image of (un) racimo de N2 --
7.2.3.2 Conceptual image of (un) hatajo de N2 --
7.2.3.2.1 Lexicographical accounts --
7.2.3.2.2 The conceptual image of (un) hatajo de N2 --
7.2.3.3 Conceptual image of (una) letanía de N2 --
7.2.3.3.1 Lexicographical accounts --
7.2.3.3.2 The conceptual image of (una) letanía de N2 --
7.2.3.4 Conceptual image of (una) barbaridad de N2 --
7.2.3.4.1 Lexicographical accounts --
7.2.3.4.2 The conceptual image of (una) barbaridad de N2 --
7.2.4 The contribution of the plural morpheme --
7.3 Conclusion --
8 The motivated nature of the QN-related co-selection patterns --
8.1 Morphosyntactic description of the BQ in the literature --
8.1.1 Collective or distributive reading --
8.1.2 Pluralization of N1 --
8.1.3 Suffixation of N1 --
8.1.4 Determiner pattern of N1 and N2 --
8.1.5 Adjectival modification to N1 and N2 --
8.1.6 (Lexical) restriction on N2 --
8.1.7 Verb agreement --
8.1.7.1 Traditional account of the verb agreement of collective nouns --
8.1.7.2 Studies on verb agreement of (pseudo- )partitive constructions --
8.1.8 Topicalization and extraposition of the prepositional phrase --
8.1.9 The scope of quantification by BQs --
8.1.10 Conclusion. 8.2 Morphosyntactic variation of BQs in the corpus data --
8.2.1 Fluctuation in the N1-determiner pattern --
8.2.2 Fluctuation in the premodification pattern --
8.2.3 Fluctuation in the N2-pattern --
8.2.4 Fluctuation as to verb agreement --
8.2.4.1 Methodological note --
8.2.4.2 Explanatroy scope of the existing accounts --
8.2.4.3 Towards the case-study --
8.2.4.3.1 Definiteness of N1 --
8.2.4.3.2 Distance between the subject and the verb --
8.2.4.3.3 Position of the subject with respect to the verb --
8.2.4.3.4 Partitive versus pseudopartitive constructions --
8.2.4.3.5 Verb agreement in relative clauses --
8.2.4.3.6 Type of verb and contextual cues --
8.2.4.3.7 Function of N2 --
8.2.4.3.8 Concluding remarks --
8.2.4.4 CIP as a complementary factor in verb agreement --
8.2.4.5 Agreement hierarchy of BQ-constructions --
8.3 Conclusion --
9 Theoretical reflection: the notion of CIP revisited --
9.1 The notion of CIP revisited --
9.1.1 CIP as a gradual phenomenon --
9.1.2 CIP as an unpredictable phenomenon --
9.1.3 CIP as two-way discourse phenomenon --
9.2 Theoretical implications for the notion of analogy --
9.2.1 The concept of analogy in a nutshell --
9.2.2 The notion of analogy revisited --
9.2.2.1 The usage-based model of analogy (De Smet 2013) --
9.2.2.2 Discourse level as an additional motivation for analogy --
9.3 Conclusion --
Part 4 Conclusions --
10 Conclusion --
10.1 Concluding remarks --
10.2 Further research --
References.
Series Title: Beihefte zur Zeitschrift fuer romanische Philologie, 391
Responsibility: by Katrien Dora Verveckken.
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This volume presents a cognitive-functional analysis of binominal quantifiers in Spanish. Conceptually-driven analogy is shown to be, diachronically, the triggering mechanism in the development of  Read more...

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