The Verb in Turkish

The Verb in Turkish

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This book is a collection of articles on the properties of the verb in Turkish as the core element of clause structure, by linguists from different parts of the world. Articles present the most recent analyses on the Turkish language carried out in various theoretical orientations within the functional-formal range. The topics researched in the contributions center around properties of verbal inflection as the morphological means to express temporal, aspectual and modal notions, and the implications of these morphological configurations to syntactic theory.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 285 pages
  • 152.4 x 223.52 x 20.32mm | 476.27g
  • John Benjamins Publishing Co
  • Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • English, Turkmen
  • 1588110737
  • 9781588110732

Table of contents

1. Introduction (by Taylan, Eser Erguvanli); 2. Finite inflection in Turkish (by Sezer, Engin); 3. A note on mood, modality, tense and aspect affixes in Turkish (by Cinque, Guglielmo); 4. Periphrastic tense/aspect/mood (by Schaaik, Gerjan van); 5. On the relation between temporal/aspectual adverbs and the verb form in Turkish (by Taylan, Eser Erguvanli); 6. The referential properties of the implicit arguments of impersonal passive constructions (by Nakipoglu-Demiralp, Mine); 7. The auxiliary verb ol at the morphology-syntax interface (by Goksel, Asli); 8. Functional projections and their subjects in Turkish clauses (by Kornfilt, Jaklin); 9. On 'small' clauses, other 'bare' verbal complements and feature checking in Turkish (by Sumru Oezsoy, A.); 10. Turkish as a non-pro-drop language (by Ozturk, Balkiz); 11. Name index; 12. Subject indexshow more