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The syntax of Kazakh-Russian intrasentential code-switching in reported clauses

Author Akishev, Timur Affiliation Department of Modern Languages, The University of Mississippi, University, MS 38677 USA Abstract The given study represents an interpretive approach to the syntax of Kazakh-Russian intrasentential code-switching. It encompasses a review of the literature on code-switching as a phenomenon involving certain syntactic processes, a description of the general linguistic peculiarities of […]

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Grammaticalization of the future markers in Jordanian Arabic

Author1 Sabri Alshboul Affiliation Department of English Language, Literature and Cultural Studies, Hashemite University, Zarqa, Jordan Author2 Yousef Al-Shaboul Affiliation Hashemite University, Zarqa, Jordan Author3 Sahail M. Asassfeh Affiliation Department of English Language, Literature and Cultural Studies, Hashemite University, Zarqa, Jordan Abstract This paper deals with the grammaticalization processes captured in Jordanian and Standard Arabic. […]

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Derivation of serial verbal constructions

Author Oye Paul Taiwo Affiliation University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria Abstract Earlier works failed to account for the derivation of serial verbal constructions. This is because the deletion method adopted could not account for the derivation of the modified serial verbal construction type. In this paper, we employ the Minimalist Framework of generative syntax for […]