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Query:   Lgs with case-marking split conditioned by tense and/or aspect
Author:  Stuart Robinson
Submitter Email:  click here to access email
Linguistic LingField(s):   Syntax

Summary:   SUMMARY

THIS IS A SUMMARY OF THE RESPONSES TO MY QUERY CONCERNING LANGUAGES
WITH A CASE-MARKING SPLIT CONDITIONED BY TENSE AND/OR ASPECT
(VOL-8-352, TUE MAR 11 1997). THANKS TO THE FOLLOWING PEOPLE FROM
WHOM I RECEIVED REPLIES:

MARTIN WEIKMANN
SIAMAK REZAEI DURROEI
CARSTEN PEUST
GLENN AYRES
LANCE ECCLES
KEITH GOERINGER
ELLY VAN GELDEREN
MARK DONOHUE
ALLAN WECHSLER
STUART LUPPESCU
ALAN DENCH

SINCE MORE THAN ONE RESPONDENT MENTIONED A SINGLE LANGUAGE, I WILL NOT
ATTEMPT TO LIST WHO PROVIDED INFORMATION ON WHICH LANGUAGE. INSTEAD, I
WILL SIMPLY LIST ALL OF THE LANGUAGES MENTIONED IN THE REPLIES.

RESPONDENTS CLAIMED THAT THE FOLLOWING LANGUAGES EXHIBIT CASE-MARKING
SPLITS ALONG THE DIMENSION OF TENSE/ASPECT:

MARATHI
IHA
HINDI
PILBARA
IXIL
GEORGIAN
OLD PERSIAN

DIXON (1994) CLAIMS THAT ALL OF THE FOLLOWING LANGUAGES ALSO SHOW
CASE-MARKING SPLITS ALONG THE DIMENSION OF TENSE/ASPECT ARE THE
FOLLOWING:

VARIOUS IRANIAN LANGUAGES
VARIOUS MAYAN LANGUAGES
KASHMIRI
SUMERIAN
CLASSICAL ARMENIAN
BURASHASKI

MARTIN WEIKMANN AND SIAMAK REZAEI DURROEI DREW MY ATTENTION TO WEB/
SITES DEVOTED TO KURDISH AND MARATHI, RESPECTIVELY.

THE URLS FOR THESE SITES ARE AS FOLLOWS:

KURDISH LANGUAGES AND LINGUISTICS:
HTTP://WWW.COGSCI.ED.AC.UK/~SIAMAKR/KURD_LAL.HTML

MARATHI HOMEPAGE:
HTTP://WWW.ECE.UTEXAS.EDU/~SSAVKAR/MARATHI.HTML

IN ADDITION, I WAS GIVEN THE FOLLOWING REFERENCES:

R.M.W. DIXON. 1994. ERGATIVITY. CAMBRIDGE: CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS.
GLENN AYRES. 1991. LA GRAMATICA IXIL. ANTIGUA GUATEMALA: CENTRO DE
INVESTIGACIONES REGIONALES DE MESOAMERICA.
HEINZ FAHNRICH, KURZE. 1987. GRAMMATIK DER GEORGISCHEN SPRACHE LEIPZIG:
VEB VERLAG ENZYKOPADIE, P. 149 FF.
GEORGE HEWITT. 1996. GEORGIAN: A LEARNER'S GRAMMAR. LONDON: ROUTLEDGE.
HEWITT, B. G. 1995. GEORGIAN: A STRUCTURAL REFERENCE GRAMMAR. AMSTERDAM
; PHILADELPHIA: JOHN BENJAMINS PUB. CO.
ARONSON, HOWARD I. 1982. GEORGIAN : A READING GRAMMAR. COLUMBUS, OH :
SLAVICA PUBLISHERS, INC,
MIRIAM BUTT, TRACY HOLLOWAY KING, AND GILLIAN RAMCHAND (EDS.). 1994.
THEORETICAL PERSPECTIVES ON WORD ORDER IN SOUTH ASIAN LANGUAGES.
STANFORD: CSLI PUBLICATIONS.
COENEN, J. 1954. DE IHANDIN TAAL, GESPROKEN OP HET SCHIEREILAND ONIN, AAN
DE WESTKUST VAN N-GUINEA.

I WOULD BE HAPPY TO RECEIVE MORE INFORMATION ABOUT LANGUAGES WITH
CASE-MARKING SPLITS CONDITIONED BY TENSE AND/OR ASPECT. IN PARTICULAR, I
WOULD LIKE TO HEAR OF POSSIBLE EXCEPTIONS TO THE FOLLOWING GENERALIZATION,
MADE BY DIXON (1994, P. 99):

LL Issue: 8.429
Date Posted: 28-Mar-1997
Original Query: Read original query