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Prefaceix
Notes on contributorsx
Abbreviationsxiii
1Complement Clauses and Complementation Strategies in Typological Perspective1 R. M. W. Dixon
1Introduction1
2Types of complex sentences2
3Core arguments7
4Semantic types of verbs8
5Complement clauses15
6Semantic types of verbs and types of complement clauses27
7Complementation strategies33
8The individual studies in this volume40
9Conclusion42
Appendix: notes on terminology44
References46
2Complement Clause Types in Pennsylvania German49 Kate Burridge
1Setting the scene49
2Introduction51
3Verb types and complementation58
4Concluding remarks: the rise of FER complement clauses68
References70
3Complement Clause Types in Israeli72 Ghilad Zuckermann
1Basic information72
2Grammatical profile73
3The difference between she complement clauses and relative clauses76
4Structural types of complement clauses78
5Complementtaking verbs87
6Secondary concepts91
7Concluding remarks91 References92
4Complement Clause Type and Complementation Strategy in Jarawara93 R. M. W. Dixon
1Basic information94
2Grammatical profile94
3Structure of a complement clause98
4Complementtaking verbs110
5A complementation strategy for indirect speech112
6Conclusion113
References114
5Complement Clause Types and Complementation Strategy in White Hmong115 Nerida Jarkey
1Vital statistics115
2Typological profile116
3Further grammatical preliminaries117
4Complement clauses119
5The complementation strategy129
6Verbs and verb types131
7Comparison of use of different complementizers with the same verb131
8Conclusion135
References135
6Complement Clause Types and Complementation Strategy in Dolakha Newar137 Carol Genetti
1The language137
2Basic grammatical facts137
3Complement clauses141
4Complementation strategy: infinitive verb plus grammatical auxiliary152
5Complementtaking verbs153
6Secondary concepts156
7Conclusions157
References157
7Complement Clause Types and Complementation Strategies in Akkadian159 Guy Deutscher
1Basic information159
2Typological profile160
3Complement clauses161
4Complementation strategies170
5Complementtaking verbs173
6Secondary concepts175
7Historical development176
8Conclusion176
References177
Abbreviations of text editions177
8Complement Clause Types and Complementation Strategies in Tariana178 Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald
1Background178
2Typological profile and clause types179
3Complement clauses183
4Complementation strategies195
5Conclusions201
References203
9Complement Clause Type and Complementation Strategies in Goemai204 Birgit Hellwig
1Typological background205
2Complementation208
3Complementation strategies215
4Conclusion221
References222
10Complement Clause Type and Complementation Strategies in Matses224 David W. Fleck
1Introduction224
2Typological profile of Matses225
3The desiderative complement clause: the only complement clause in Matses227
4Complementation strategies233
5Conclusions243
References244
11Complement Clause Type and Complementation Strategy in Kambera245 Marian Klamer
1Introduction245
2Grammatical overview246
3Major clause types248
4Major word classes249
5Multiclausal sentences249
6Nominal clauses252
7Complementation strategy: controlled clauses256
8Perception verbs and the quotative construction259
9Summary and conclusions261
References262
12Complementation Strategies in Dyirbal263 R. M. W. Dixon
1Introduction263
2Background information264
3Basic grammar267
4Complementation strategies269
5Discussion277
References278
Author index000
Language and language family index000
Subject index000

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Grammar, Comparative and general -- Complement.
Grammar, Comparative and general -- Clauses.
Grammar, Comparative and general -- Verb.
Typology (Linguistics).