|aHistorical development of auxiliaries /|cedited by Martin Harris and Paolo Ramat.
|aBerlin ;|aNew York :|bMouton de Gruyter,|c1987.
|aviii, 368 p. :|bill. ;|c24 cm.
|aTrends in linguistics.|pStudies and monographs ;|v35
|aPapers presented at a workshop as part of the Seventh International Conference on Historical Linguistics, held in Pavia, Sept., 1985.
|aIncludes bibliographies and indexes.
|aIntroductory paper / Paolo Ramat -- From auxiliary to desinence / Henning Andersen -- Copula auxiliarization : how and why? / Simon C. Dik -- Auxiliaries and ergative splits : a typological parameter / Eloise Jelinek -- The auxiliarization of the English modals : a functional grammar view / Louis Goossens -- On the use of the modal auxiliaries indicating "possibility" in early American English / Merja Kyt鋌 -- Semantic change in modal auxiliaries as a result of speech act embedding / C.J. Conradie -- Syntactic and semantic change within the modal systems of English and Afrikaans (discussion paper) / Martin Harris -- The strategy and chronology of the development of future and perfect tense auxiliaries in Latin / Harm Pinkster.
|aSyntactic restructuring in the evolution of romance auxiliaries / Giampaolo Salvi -- The interaction of periphrasis and inflection : some romance examples / Nigel Vincent -- The evolution of romance auxiliaries : criteria and chronology (discussion paper) / John N. Green -- Auxiliaries in Khotanese / Ronald Emmerick -- The development of the AUX-category in pidgins and creoles : the case of the resultative-perfective and its relation to anteriority / Thomas Stolz -- AUX in Basque / Esm歋ralda Manandise -- Auxiliaries in "exotic" languages (discussion paper) / Annarita Puglielli.
|aGrammar, Comparative and general|xVerb|vCongresses.
|aGrammar, Comparative and general|xAuxiliaries|vCongresses.
|aInternational Conference on Historical Linguistics|n(7th :|d1985 :|cPavia, Italy)