The Structure of Complex Predicates in Urdu
By (author) Miriam Butt
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Structure of Complex Predicates in Urdu by Miriam Butt
Book DescriptionThis book takes a detailed look at two differing complex predicates in the South Asian language Urdu. The Urdu permissive in particular brings into focus the problem of the syntax-semantics mismatch. An examination of the syntactic properties of this complex predicate shows that it is formed by the combination of two semantic heads, but that this combination is not mirrored in the syntax in terms of any kind of syntactic or lexical incorporation.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781881526582
(228mm x 152mm x 16mm)
Imprint: Centre for the Study of Language & Information
Publisher: Centre for the Study of Language & Information
Publish Date: 30-Jun-1995
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Miriam Butt
Miriam Butt is a Wissenschaftliche Angestellte in the Seminar fur Sprachwissenschaft at the Universitat Tubingen."
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