Syntax of Dutch: Nouns and Noun Phrases - Volume 1
Syntax of Dutch: Nouns and Noun Phrases - Volume 1
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Abbreviations and symbols vii Preface and acknowledgments ix 1. General introduction ix 2. Main objective ix 3. Intended readership ix 4. Object of description x 5. Organization of the material xv 6. History of the project and future prospects xix 7. Acknowledgments xxi Introduction 1 Chapter 1 Nouns: characterization and classification 3 1.1. Characterization 5 1.2. Classification 16 1.3. Derivation of nouns 48 1.4. Compounding 110 1.5. Bibliographical notes 114 Chapter 2 Projection of noun phrases I: complementation 117 2.1. General observations 119 2.2. Prepositional and nominal complements 135 2.3. Sentential complements 332 2.4. Bibliographical notes 355 Chapter 3 Projection of noun phrases II: modification 357 3.1. Restrictive and non-restrictive modifiers 360 3.2. Premodification 374 3.3. Postmodification 376 3.4. Bibliographical notes 571 Chapter 4 Projection of noun phrases III: binominal constructions 573 4.1. Binominal constructions without a preposition 574 4.2. Binominal constructions with a preposition 642 4.3. Bibliographical notes 671 Chapter 5 Determiners: articles and pronouns 673 5.1. Articles 677 5.2. Pronouns 773 5.3. Bibliographical notes 868 Chapter 6 Numerals and quantifiers 871 6.1. Numerals 872 6.2. Quantifiers 897 6.3. Quantitative er 934 6.4. Bibliographical notes 942 Chapter 7 Pre-determiners 945 7.1. The universal quantifier al ‘all’ and its alternants 948 7.2. The pre-determiner heel ‘all/whole’ 999 7.3. A note on focus particles 1050 7.4. Bibliographical notes 1051 Chapter 8 Syntactic uses of noun phrases 1053 8.1. Noun phrases as arguments 1054 8.2. Predicative use of the noun phrase 1087 8.3. Adverbial use of the noun phrase 1105 8.4. Bibliographical notes 1114 Glossary 1117 Subject index 1141 References 1153

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“This project is, by all measures, an extraordinary one, both in conception and execution. To a remarkable degree the Syntax of Dutch project manages to harmonize demands of depth and breadth. In part this appears to be due to the highly systematic approach followed. I believe the Syntax of Dutch project will ultimately become a model for comprehensive grammatical description in the years ahead.” - Richard Larson, Professor of Linguistics at University of Stony Brook

Hans Broekhuis, Evelien Keizer

Syntax of Dutch: Nouns and Noun Phrases - Volume 1

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The Syntax of Dutch will be published in at least seven volumes in the period 2012-2016 and aims at presenting a synthesis of the currently available syntactic knowledge of Dutch. It is primarily concerned with language description and not with linguistic theory, and provides support to all researchers interested in matters relating to the syntax of Dutch, including advanced students of language and linguistics.

The two volumes Nouns and Noun Phrases discuss the internal make-up as well as the distribution of noun phrases. Topics that will be covered include: complementation and modification of noun phrases; properties of determiners (article, demonstratives), numeral and quantifiers; the use of noun phrases as arguments, predicates and adverbial modifiers.

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Hans Broekhuis

Hans Broekhuis is a researcher on the Variationist Linguistics Language Portal at the Meertens Instituut, part of the Dutch academy of sciences (KNAW). He has published with colleagues many volumes in the Syntax of Dutch series, and has co-edited Broekhuis, H. & R. Vogel. (2013) Linguistic Derivations and Filtering. Minimalism and Optimality Theory (Equinox, 2013), and a monograph entitled Derivations and evaluations. Object shift in the Germanic languages (Mouton de Gruyter, 2008)

Evelien Keizer

Evelien Keizer is professor in English Linguistics at the University of Vienna