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K marginálním infinitivním konstrukcím (zejména v češtině)
On Marginal Infinitive Constructions (Particularly in Czech)

Author(s): Jarmila Panevová
Subject(s): Theoretical Linguistics, Western Slavic Languages
Published by: AV ČR - Akademie věd České republiky - Slovanský ústav and Euroslavica
Keywords: control; modal-existential construction; absentive; causality; auxiliary verb

Summary/Abstract: In the first section of the article a non-standard behaviour of several Czech control verbs is analyzed and illustrated by examples from the Czech National Corpus. In the second part three types of Czech syntactic constructions based on the verbs mít ‘to have’ and být ‘to be’ connected with infinitive are presented and their position in the grammatical description of language is discussed.

  • Issue Year: LXXXVI/2017
  • Issue No: 2-3
  • Page Range: 219-229
  • Page Count: 11
  • Language: Czech