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    • Applicative constructions and suppletive verbs in Hiaki 

      Haugen, Jason; Tubino Blanco, Mercedes; Harley, Heidi (2009-02-11)
      Several intransitive verbs of motion or posture in Hiaki exhibit verb-stem suppletion conditioned by the number of the subject. There are also a few suppletive transitive verbs conditioned by the number of the object. We ...
    • Diachrony of complex predicates in Japanese 

      Lanz, Linda A. (2009-02-11)
      This paper examines two types of complex predicates in Japanese from a diachronic perspective. The two-fold purpose is bring more diachronic data into the dialogue on complex predicates and to evaluate the claim by Butt ...
    • Do psychological constructions in Persian involve complex predicates? 

      Sedighi, Anousha (2009-02-11)
      Constructions introduced in this work have been introduced as Impersonal/Subject-less in the Persian literature involving compound verbs. I explore them from the point of view of Psychological constructions and show that ...
    • The syntax of hybrid verb/affix lexemes and clause fusion in Hiaki (Yaqui) 

      Haugen, Jason; Harley, Heidi; Tubino Blanco, Mercedes (2009-02-11)
      We argue that verb/affix hybrids in Hiaki (Yaqui) are subject to the same conditions on clause fusion (Rude 1996) as 'pure' affixal verbs in spite of their different distributional behavior. We show that all verbs involved ...