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Summary Details


Query:   Re: Cognate Object summary
Author:  Piroska Csuri
Submitter Email:  click here to access email
Linguistic LingField(s):   Syntax

Summary:   THE ORIGINAL QUERY FROM
LINGUIST 9.1611: SAT NOV 14 1998.

I AM POSTING THIS QUERY ON BEHALF OF CHRISTIANE FELLBAUM, DAVE
LEBEAUX, AND MYSELF.


DEAR EVERYONE,

WE WOULD LIKE TO FIND OUT WHAT WORK HAS BEEN DONE ON THE SO-CALLED
COGNATE OBJECT CONSTRUCTION, SUCH AS:

SHE SLEPT A RESTFUL SLEEP.
HE LAUGHED A HYSTERICAL LAUGH.
THEY DANCED A SLOW, ROMANTIC DANCE.

OUR UNDERSTANDING IS THAT THIS CONSTRUCTION IS WIDESPREAD AMONG
LANGAUGES, AS THEY HAVE BEEN OBSERVED IN CHICHEWA, HEBREW, ARABIC,
RUSSIAN, ENGLISH, ICELANDIC, GERMAN, ETC, WITH SOMEWHAT DIFFERENT
MORPHOLOGICAL/GRAMMATICAL PROPERTIES AND VARYING PRODUCTIVITY.

WE ARE WONDERING WHAT PAPERS AND/OR UNPUBLISHED MANUSCRIPTS ARE
AVAILABLE ON THIS TOPIC REGARDING

-STRAIGHT DESCRIPTION;
-MORPHOLOGICAL, SYNTACTIC AND SEMANTIC PROPERTIES OF THE
CONSTRUCTION; OR
-THE RELATION OF THE COGNATE OBJECT CONSTRUCTION TO THE
AVAILABILITY/ANALYSIS OF OTHER CONSTRUCTIONS/MORPHOLOGICAL
PHENOMENA.

WE WOULD LIKE TO CAST THIS NET WIDE, SO WE WOULD BE INTERESTED IN
INFORMATION ABOUT ANY LANGUAGE, AND ANY RELEVANT INFORMATION.

PLEASE RESPOND TO PIROSKA CSURI AT:

PIROSKA@RESEARCH.NJ.NEC.COM

IF THERE IS INTEREST, I WILL POST A SUMMARY WITH THE INFORMATION
RECEIVED.

THANKS FOR ANY HELP,

PIROSKA CSURI
4 INDEPENDENCE WAY
NEC RESEARCH INSTITUTE
PRINCETON, NJ 08540
FAX: (609)951-2482
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THANKS TO THE FOLLOWING PEOPLE FOR RESPONDING TO THE QUERY WITH RELEVANT INFORMATION:

DENIS AKHAPKINE
ELENA BASHIR
DEBORAH MILAM BERKLEY
EDIT DORON
TOM ERNST
FRITZ HEBERLEIN
MIKE JONES
MERI E LARJAVAARA
PETER LASERSOHN
TALKE MACFARLAND
JOUNI MAHO
SAM MARTIN
ANITA MITTWOCH
DAVID NASH
MARI BROMAN OLSEN
ASYA PERELTSVAIG
ANA TERESA PEREZ-LEROUX
HOA PHAM
MARC PICARD
JO TYLER
TON VAN DER WOUDEN

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REFERENCES PROVIDED:

ALSINA, A., J. BRESNAN & P. SELLS (1997), EDS. COMPLEX PREDICATES, STANFORD, CA: CSLI PUBLICATIONS. SEVERAL ARTICLES, AMONG OTHERS HALE & KEYSER, KIPARSKY, AND WILLIAMS.

AUSTIN, PETER. 1982. TRANSITIVITY AND COGNATE OBJECTS IN AUSTRALIAN
LANGUAGES, PP.37-47 IN _STUDIES IN TRANSITIVITY_, ED. BY PAUL J. HOPPER
AND SANDRA A. THOMPSON. (SYNTAX AND SEMANTICS. VOLUME 15). NEW YORK:
ACADEMIC PRESS.

EVGEN'JEVA A.P. OCHERKI PO YAZIKY RUSSKOJ USTNOJ POEZII V ZAPIS'AKH XVII-XX
VEKA. - MOSCOW; LENINGRAD, 1963. (SEE P.101-247) /RUSSIAN FOLK AND POETRY/

FARGHAL,-MOHAMMED (1993) THE TRANSLATION OF ARABIC COGNATE ACCUSATIVES INTO ENGLISH BY MA STUDENT TRANSLATORS
INTERFACE:-JOURNAL-OF-APPLIED-LINGUISTICS-TIJDSCHRIFT-VOOR-TOEGEPASTE-LINGUISTIEK, BRUSSELS, BELGIUM (INTERFACE). 1993, 8:1, 25-41
DE: ARABIC-LANGUAGE-MODERN; TRANSLATION-; COGNATE-OBJECT-CONSTRUCTION; IN ENGLISH-LANGUAGE-TRANSLATION

FASSI FEHRI, ABDELKADER (19??) COGNATE OBJECTS AS ARGUMENTS. MS? INSTITUT D'ETUDES ET DE RECHERCHE POUR L'ARABISATION (SEE MIKE JONES'S MESSAGE).

GRIMSHAW, JANE (1990) ARGUMENT STRUCTURE, MIT PRESS, CAMBRIDGE, MASS.

HALE, KENNETH & SAMUEL JAY KEYSER: 1993, ON ARGUMENT STRUCTURE AND THE
LEXICAL EXPRESSION OF SYNTACTIC RELATIONS, IN HALE, KENNETH & SAMUEL JAY
KEYSER (EDS.) THE VIEW FROM BUILDING 20, PP. 53-109.

HANSSON,-INGA-LILL (1996) OBJECT-VERB IN AKHA: THE ABB STRUCTURE
LINGUISTICS-OF-THE-TIBETO-BURMAN-AREA, BERKELEY, CA (LTBA). 1996, 19:1, 77-95
DE: AKHA-LANGUAGE; SYNTAX-; OBJECT-; COGNATE-OBJECT-CONSTRUCTION; RELATIONSHIP TO SEMANTICS-

HORITA,-YUKO (1996) ENGLISH COGNATE OBJECT CONSTRUCTIONS AND THEIR TRANSITIVITY
ENGLISH-LINGUISTICS:-JOURNAL-OF-THE-ENGLISH-LINGUISTIC-SOCIETY-OF-JAPAN, TOKYO, JAPAN (ENGLING). 1996 NOV, 13, 221-47
DE: ENGLISH-LANGUAGE-MODERN; SYNTAX-; OBJECT-; COGNATE-OBJECT-CONSTRUCTION; RELATIONSHIP TO TRANSITIVITY-; APPLICATION OF COGNITIVE-GRAMMAR

JONES, MICHEAL A. (1988) COGNATE OBJECTS AND THE CASE FILTER. JOURNAL OF
LINGUISTICS 24, 89-110.

KHALAILY, SAMIR (1997)

LL Issue: 9.1757
Date Posted: 10-Dec-1998
Original Query: Read original query