Changes in argument structure in the course of derivation in Hungarian Cover Image

Changes in argument structure in the course of derivation in Hungarian
Changes in argument structure in the course of derivation in Hungarian

Author(s): Gábor Alberti
Subject(s): Morphology, Syntax, Finno-Ugrian studies
Published by: Akadémiai Kiadó
Keywords: word formation; thematic theories; argument hierarchy; Model Tau;

Summary/Abstract: For all types of derivation characterised as productive by Kiefer (2000), the original version of Model Tau (Alberti 1997), dealing only with verbal derivation coming with no category change, can be extended to the entire spectrum of derivations; moreover, it can be extended in a straightforward way: the single novel factor is the central case frame peculiar to particular word categories. For instance, if the predicator is a noun, what corresponds to the case frame

  • Issue Year: 53/2006
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 1-39
  • Page Count: 39
  • Language: English