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Authors: Baker B | Harvey M
Date: 2010
Language: en
Type of item: book chapter
Identifier: vtls086606528
Description: The term 'complex predicate' has a wide usage, including, for example, serial verb constructions, light verb constructions, and particle + verb constructions, among others. An examination of the data ... show more
Authors: Amberber M | Baker B | Harvey M
Date: 2010
Language: en
Type of item: book
Identifier: vtls086606528
Description: What is a complex predicate? There is currently no widely accepted answer to this question, no agreed set of criteria which allow an analyst to classify Construction A as a 'complex predicate', and Co ... show more
Authors: Mushin I | Baker B
Date: 2008
Language: en
Type of item: book
Identifier: http://e-publications.une.edu.au/1959.11/2135
Description: One of the major functions of grammar for its speakers is the production of coherent and contextually meaningful discourse. Linguists have long been interested in the reciprocal questions of how gramm ... show more
Authors: Baker B | Mushin I
Date: 2008
Language: en
Type of item: book chapter
Identifier: vtls086394204
Description: One of the major functions of grammar for its speakers is the production of coherent and contextually meaningful discourse. Linguists have long been interested in the reciprocal questions of how gramm ... show more
Authors: Baker B | Nordlinger R
Date: 2008
Language: en
Type of item: conference publication
Identifier: pes:6638
Description: In Gunwinyguan languages (Northern Australia), nouns may incorporate not only into verbs, but also adjectives. These N-Adj compound structures have interpretations identical to those of noun phrases m ... show more
Refereed: Refereed
Authors: Baker B
Date: 2008
Language: en
Type of item: book chapter
Identifier: vtls086394204
Description: In this chapter, I examine the function of noun class prefixes in several non-Pama-Nyungan languages. In these languages, prefixes show several alternants. I show that these alternants are distributed ... show more
Authors: Baker B
Date: 2008
Language: en
Type of item: book
Identifier: vtls086384433
Description: Ngalakgan is a non-configurational, polysynthetic, and agglutinative language of the Gunwinyguan family. The morphological structures of Ngalakgan require a two-level analysis: root-level and word-lev ... show more
Authors: Amberber M | Baker B | Harvey M
Date: 2007
Language: en
Type of item: book chapter
Identifier: vtls086377876
Description: In this paper, we examine one type of complex predicate which we call the coverb construction. This construction is of interest because it raises questions for theories of basic linguistic categories, ... show more
Authors: Baker B
Date: 2007
Language: en
Type of item: book chapter
Identifier: vtls086376607
Description: Among Indigenous Australian folk taxonomic systems, we find two general characteristics. Firstly, the great majority of botanical names refer to species, while genera remain unnamed. I argue that this ... show more
Authors: Baker B
Date: 2005
Language: en
Type of item: conference publication
Identifier: pes:3177
Description: In Optimality Theory (Prince & Smolensky 1993), phonological constraints are evaluated with respect to adomain corresponding to the usual notion of grammatical word. I argue here that some commonphono ... show more
Refereed: Refereed
Authors: Harvey M | Baker B
Date: 2005
Language: en
Type of item: journal article
Identifier: pes:3178
Description: This paper examines theoretical analyses of vowel harmony in the light of data from Warlpiri, a language of Central Australia. Modern analyses account for vowel harmony in terms of a constraint requir ... show more
Refereed: Refereed
Authors: Baker B
Date: 2004
Language: en
Type of item: book chapter
Identifier: vtls086506592
Description: In this chapter I address the internal subgrouping of the Gunwinyguan (GN) family, originally proposed by O'Grady, Voegelin and Voegelin (1996). The most recent and extensive argument for this family ... show more
Date: 2003
Language: en
Type of item: journal article
Identifier: pes:1260
Description: The authors of this report are five Australian experts in the fields of sociolinguistics, phonetics (analysis of accent or pronunciation) and language testing. Their report raises concerns about the " ... show more
Refereed: Refereed
Authors: Baker B | Harvey M
Date: 2003
Language: en
Type of item: journal article
Identifier: pes:1222
Description: In this paper we propose a new model for the analysis of complex word forms in Australian languages. We propose that complex words should be categorized in terms of their phonological patternings. We ... show more
Refereed: Refereed
Authors: Baker B
Date: 2002
Language: en
Type of item: book chapter
Identifier: vtls008677784
Description: In the United Kingdom and elsewhere in Europe, we find many placenames that can be characterised as a compound of a 'generic' term for a topographic feature or habitation, together with a 'specific' o ... show more