It investigates the lexical-semantic and morphosyntactic properties of a number of constructions including causatives, passives, applicatives, and experiencer predicates. The lexical semantic analysis of the verbs appeals to the theory of Conceptual Semantics as developed by Ray Jackendoff.
2 deals with classes of verbs, and g devices In chapter 9, Amberber describes derivational prexes in Amharic; these include intransitivizer tE- and causative as-. Some verbs may only occur with one of these prexes, .
2 deals with classes of verbs, and g devices. Then §3 presents an overview of derivations which change valency. In §4 we discuss derivations which typically reduce valency – passive, antipassive, reexive, reciprocal and anticausative (plus the ubiquitous middle) In chapter 9, Amberber describes derivational prexes in Amharic; these include intransitivizer tE- and causative as-. intransitive tE-dEssEtE ‘be pleased, be happy’ and transitive as-dEssEtE ‘please, make happy’ (note that dEssEtE cannot be used alone).
Amberber M, 2002, Verb Classes and Transitivity in Amharic, Original, Lincom Europa, Munich.
Verb Classes and Transitivity in Amharic.
Introduction: complex predicates Mengistu Amberber, Brett Baker and Mark Harvey 2. Complex predicate formation Brett Baker and Mark Harvey 3. The light verb jungle: still hacking away Miriam But. More). Changing valency Case studies in transitivity: Valency-changing and valency-encoding devices in Amharic. Verb Classes and Transitivity in Amharic. Complex Predicates: List of figures and tables. Mengistu Amberber, Brett Baker, Mark O. Harvey. Differential subject marking in Amharic. In The second Glot International book, eds. CrossRefGoogle Scholar. Lisa Cheng and Rint Sybesma, 107–148. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.
The received concept of transitivity includes several semantic properties based on the idea that transitive clauses express an action performed by an agent on a patient.
Arguably, a semantic characterization of syntactic transitivity requires independent definitions of semantic and syntactic transitivity and needs more empirical support
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The book is divided into three parts and each chapter presents a self-contained article, written by a recognized expert in the field. Все результаты Поиска книг Google Об авторе (1997).