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Title: Papers from the GSAS/Dudley House Workshop on Light Verbs
Series Title: Harvard Working Papers in Linguistics, Volume 9
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Table of Contents:
Conor uinn, Claire Bowern and Gulsat Aygen
Preface v
Miriam Butt
The Light Verb Jungle 1
Ruixi (Ressy) Ai
Eventuality in Terms of Richer and More Rigid Light Verb Syntax:
Some Evidence from Chinese 51
Jong-Sup Jun
The Locality Mismatch in the Light Verb Construction in Korean and
Hindi 77
Kentaro Nakatani
Cyclic Interpretation in Verbal Complexes in Japanese 95
Claire Bowern
How light are North Australian 'light verbs'? 123
Aniko Csirmaz
Restructuring Predicates in Hungarian 151
Balkiz Ozturk
Complex Predicates in Turkish 171

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Publication Year: 2004
Publisher: Harvard Working Papers in Linguistics
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