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Auxiliary Selection Revisited: Gradience and Gradualness Rolf Kailuweit

Auxiliary Selection Revisited: Gradience and Gradualness

Rolf Kailuweit

Published October 20th 2014
ISBN : 9783110348866
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394 pages
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From a typological perspective, auxiliary selection - the alternation between have and be in participle constructions - presents both striking regularities and differences. The papers united in this volume describe and explain this variation on theMoreFrom a typological perspective, auxiliary selection - the alternation between have and be in participle constructions - presents both striking regularities and differences. The papers united in this volume describe and explain this variation on the basis of synchronic and diachronic evidence from a multitude of European languages. The volume is thus of high relevance to students of auxiliary selection, and morphosyntactic variation in general.