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From nominalizations to questions – Evidence from Tucanoan

Dmitry Idiatov
University of Antwerp

Johan van der Auwera
University of Antwerp
Sažetak: This paper examines question formation in the Tucanoan languages of South America from a comparative and diachronic point of view. We argue that these languages exhibit a historical and semantic relat...

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Semantic network of the Basse Mandinka BANTA form

Alexander Andrason
E-mail: aleksand@hi.is
Stellenbosch University
Sažetak: The present study – developed within the cognitive framework – provides a description and explanation of the semantic potential offered by the Basse Mandinka BANTA construction (i.e. a verbal gram for...

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On the origins of the epistemic, evidential, and subjectivity meanings in the mental state predicates: The case of Dutch

Karolien Janssens

Jan Nuyts
E-mail: jan.nuyts@uantwerpen.be
University of Antwerp
Sažetak: This paper aims to contribute to the debates about the nature of the speaker-related meanings of the mental state predicates, on the basis of a diachronic corpus study into the semantic evolution of f...