Published March 15, 2005
by Center for the Study of Language and Inf .
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||480|
This book illustrates the workings of constructional change with three corpus-based studies that reveal patterns of change at several levels of linguistic structure, ranging from allomorphy to word /5(13). Constructions: A Construction Grammar Approach to Argument Structure Cognitive Theory of Language and Culture Series Constructions: A Construction Grammar Approach to Argument Structure, Adele E.5/5(1). Construction Grammar across Borders. Special issue of Constructions and Frames () | Edited by Tiago Timponi Torrent, Ely Edison da Silva Matos and Natália Sathler Sigiliano. The last decade has seen a rise in popularity in construction-based approaches to grammar. Put simply, the various approaches within the rubric 'construction grammar' all see grammar (morphemes, words, idioms, etc.) as fundamentally constructions — pairings of form and meaning. This is distinct from formal syntax which sees grammar as a system of atomized units governed by formal rules.
This volume brings together articles that are situated at the intersection of grammaticalization research and diachronic construction grammar. All articles share an interest in integrating insights from grammaticalization research and construction grammar in order to advance our understanding of empirical cases of grammaticalization. Mirjam Fried(Charles University, Prague) and Kiki Nikiforidou(University of Athens) The aim of this international, peer-reviewed journal is to promote innovative research that extends constructional approaches in new directions and along interdisciplinary paths. Articles published in Construction and Framesrange from descriptions of grammatical phenomena in different languages to . Construction grammar (often abbreviated CxG) is a sociobiological family of theories within the field of cognitive and evolutionary posit that human language consists of constructions, or learned pairings of linguistic forms with uctions correspond to replicators or memes in memetics and other cultural replicator theories. Grammar Handbook. Capella University | South 6th Street, 9th Floor. Minneapolis, MN | CAPELLA ().
This eBook is not available in your country. Within the context of a Radical Construction Grammar approach to grammaticalization, this paper presents construction split as a model of the diachrony of spatial particle constructions from Proto-Indo-European to Ancient Greek, accounting for the behaviour of Greek preposition and prefix constructions. Thomas Hoffmann, editor Thomas Hoffmann is Assistant Professor at the University of Osnabrück. His main research interests are usage-based Construction Grammar, synchronic syntactic variation and World Englishes. He has published articles in international journals such as Cognitive Linguistics, English World-Wide and Corpus Linguistics and Linguistic Theory. The term construction grammar (CxG) covers a "family" of theories, or models, of grammar that are based on the idea that the primary unit of grammar is the grammatical construction rather than the atomic syntactic unit and the rule that combines atomic units, and that the grammar of a language is made up of taxonomies of families of constructions. In linguistics, construction grammar refers to . The book will be accessible all linguists at graduate level and beyond. (source: Nielsen Book Data) Radical Construction Grammar presents a profound critique of syntactic theory and argumentation, and offers a genuinely new approach to syntax based on the fact of grammatical diversity.