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Parameters in the Grammar of Basque

A Gb Approach to Basque Syntax (Studies in Generative Grammar)

by Jon Oritz De Urbina

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Published by Foris Pubns USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Grammar, syntax, linguistic structure,
  • Generative Grammar,
  • Language

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12849446M
    ISBN 109067653381
    ISBN 109789067653381

      This book is an endeavor to present and analyze some standard topics in the grammar of Basque from a micro-comparative perspective. From case and agreement to word order and the left periphery, and including an incursion into determiners, the book combines fine-grained theoretical analyses with empirically detailed descriptions.   Pello Salaburu is Professor of Basque Philology at the University of the Basque Country where he was President and Vice President He is Chair of the Grammar Commission of Euskaltzaindia (Royal Academy of the Basque Language), and a co-editor and co-author of Euskal Gramatika.3/5(2).

    Euskara eta euskarak: aldakortasun sintaktikoa aztergai. Supplements of the International Journal of Basque Linguistics and Philology (ASJU). Prolegomena to a grammar of Basque. [ HA] Amsterdam, [Postbus ]: Benjamins, (OCoLC) Online version: Wilbur, Terence H. Prolegomena to a grammar of Basque. [ HA] Amsterdam, [Postbus ]: Benjamins, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Terence H Wilbur.

      A couple of months ago, I was able to get a copy of Jon D. Patrick & Ilari Zubiri Ibarrondo’s, A Student Grammar of Euskara (ISBN: 3 7). This book differs from others in my collection in that its main purpose is to explain and clarify the intricacies of Basque grammar whereas the others are self-study lessons with worksheets and exercises. Parameters in the grammar of Basque: A GB approach to Basque syntax. Book. In this paper we describe some experiments based on a previous Constraint Grammar (CG-2) of Basque Complex.


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Parameters in the Grammar of Basque by Jon Oritz De Urbina Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book is an endeavor to present and analyze some standard topics in the grammar of Basque from a micro-comparative perspective. From case and agreement to word order and the left periphery, and including an incursion into determiners, the book combines fine-grained theoretical analyses with empirically detailed descriptions.

Parameters in the grammar of Basque: a GB approach to Basque syntax. [Jon Ortiz de Urbina] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search Book: All Authors / Contributors: Jon Ortiz de Urbina. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number.

Part 1 covers the grammar and Part 2 contains glosses for the example sentences and indexes. This book was prepared for publication after the author's death by Virginia de Rijk-Chan with Armand De Coene and Fleur Veraart and the assistance of linguists at Cornell University, Leiden University, and the University of the Basque Country.

Basque language - Basque language - Grammar: The mention of three features is unavoidable in describing Basque syntax. Basque is, in the first place, a language of the so-called ergative type. That is, it has a case denoting the agent of an action. Hence, what in English Parameters in the Grammar of Basque book stand for the subject of a transitive verb is expressed in Basque by means of a suffix -k; for example, in the.

The book, bringing together this accumulated knowledge on the structure of Basque, is considerably more complete than any other existing grammar of the language. Another interesting feature of this grammar is that the description is illustrated with fully-glossed examples extracted from a great number of written sources/5(3).

“ On the role of parameters in Universal Grammar: A reply to Newmeyer.” In Organizing Grammar: Linguistic Studies in honor of Henk van Riemsdijk, Hans Broekhuis, Norbert Corver, Riny Huybregts, Ursula Kleinhenz and Jan Koster (eds.), Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.

The most notable verb-focusing strategy in Basque grammar is use of the affirmative prefix ba. Attached to a synthetically conjugated finite verb, this has the effect of putting that verb (or its affirmation, if one prefers) in focus, thereby implying that whatever (if anything) precedes the verb is not in focus.

Some Parameters in the Grammar 0/ Basque. The benefits accruing to the understanding of Basque syntax from the general insights of universal grammar are amply demonstrated throughout this work. What it also shows quite clearly, however, is that the working relationship between the two.

This is a short grammar of the Basque language, or Euskara as it is called by its speakers. What follows is a partial desc ription of the syntax of Euskara. The text has been arranged in the following fa shion: there is an i ndex where you can find the distribution of topics.

Within each of the topics, an effort has been made to arrange. a basic fact about Basque grammar—even if we accept it only as a working hypothesis or a simple heuristic device. My own hesitancy has quite another basis. Among the implications of the Greenberg typological theory, is one that predicts that Basque, since it is an S.

language, will in the noun phrase place the adjective before the noun. This book is an endeavor to present and analyze some standard topics in the grammar of Basque from a micro-comparative perspective. From case and agreement to word order and the left periphery, and including an incursion into determiners, the book combines fine-grained theoretical analyses with empirically detailed descriptions.

Working from a micro-parametric perspective, the contributions to. I am glad though that I read The Atoms of Language: The Mind's Hidden Rules of Grammar before this book, because what I learned in it about parameters, and how they are applied to Basque, helped me understand Tovar.

Nonetheless, this was still a very slow turn of pages, and it took me five days to get through The Basque Language. Reviews: 2. In the sixties Basque language and culture re-emerges. Ikastolas begin to spring up everywhere, a movement towards adult literacy in Basque begins and the foundations of a standardised Basque language are laid down.

Likewise, Basque singers, poets and writers start to abound. Neighbourhood schools First page of Chapter VII of the book by J. The book, bringing together this accumulated knowledge on the structure of Basque, is considerably more complete than any other existing grammar of the language.

Another interesting feature of this grammar is that the description is illustrated with fully-glossed examples extracted from a great number of written sources. Later in the book come longer readings, and at the end comes a lengthy and very thorough reference grammar. The author also provides a great deal of interesting information about the culture of the Basque country- one can not only develop a real feel for the language itself but for the people who care so passionately about preserving it for Reviews: • The first printed book in Basque (a collection of poems entitled Linguae vasconum primitiae), dating frombegan an uninterrupted written tradition.

• Translation in of the New Testament into Basque by Ioannes Leizarraga. Phonology. Syllable structure. Follows the pattern (C)(C)V(C)(C). The nucleus is always a vowel. The book, bringing together this accumulated knowledge on the structure of Basque, is considerably more complete than any other existing grammar of the language.

Another interesting feature of this grammar is that the description is illustrated with fully-glossed examples extracted from a great number of written sources. PARAMETERS IN THE GRAMMAR OF BASQUE BIBLIOGRAFIA (euskal sintaxiaz) ALTUBE, S.

() Erderimos, Bermeo. ANDERSON, S. () “On the Notion of Subject in Ergative Languages”, Li, ed., AZKARATE eta beste (a) “Word Order and Wh-movement in Basque”, Proceedings of the North Eastern Linguistic Society a grammar book such as Modern Spanish Grammar (Kattán-Ibarra and Pountain) also published by Routledge, for a full explanation.

What this course will do is enable you to use the language accurately in the majority of situations and will certainly give a thorough grounding in basic Spanish grammar. A Grammar of Basque book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

As the only surviving pre-Indo-European language of western Europe, Ba 5/5(1). Irurtzun, Aritz. Strategies for argument and adjunct focalization in Basque. In Beatriz Fernández & Jon Ortiz de Urbina (eds.). Microparameters in the Grammar of Basque, Amsterdam and Philadelphia: John Benjamins.

Irurtzun, Aritz. Revisiting the lack of verbal wh-words."The Basque verb is the most difficult and original part of this language. In more than one of its features it coincides with the grammar of the Caucasic languages, although the comparative study of those tongues must be regarded as not sufficiently complete for drawing many safe conclusions."Reviews: 2.Travis, Lisa () ‘Parameters of phrase structure and verb second phenomena’, in Freidin, Robert (ed.), Principles and parameters in comparative grammar, Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, pp.

– Trosterud, Trond () ‘The null subject parameter and the new mainland Scandinavian word order.