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Belkadi, Aicha (2015) 'Deictic directionality and Space in Berber A typological survey of the semantics of =d and =nn.' CORPUS: Constitution et usage de corpus en linguistique berbère, 14. pp. 189-233.

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Abstract

Berber languages ​​use the directionals = d and = nn to specify the deictic path of motion verbs. These clitics occur with a range of verbs from other semantic classes (eg, change of state verbs, verbs of vision and perception), with which they can be attributed different meanings. The first goal of this paper is to provide a cross-dialectal description of these meanings. The second goal is to show the role of verbal semantics in their constructions and the overall distribution of the clitics. Adopting Talmy's framework (2000) of the lexicalization of semantic concepts, related to the domain of space and motion, I propose that the particular meaning components of the modi fi cation of the occurrence of the clitics and their particular meaning.

Item Type: Journal Article
Keywords: directionality , motion , path , change of state , dummy movement , associated motion
SOAS Departments & Centres: Departments and Subunits > School of Languages, Cultures & Linguistics > Department of Linguistics
ISSN: 1765-3126
Date Deposited: 04 Jul 2018 08:35
URI: https://eprints.soas.ac.uk/id/eprint/26046
Related URLs: https://journal ... org/corpus/2672 (Author URL)

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