TITLE

From N to N: The anatomy of a construction

AUTHOR(S)
Zwarts, Joost
PUB. DATE
February 2013
SOURCE
Linguistics & Philosophy;Feb2013, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p65
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This paper develops a detailed and unified analysis of semantics of the from-N-to-N construction, based on a small number of ingredients, none of which are specific to this construction itself, but which are idiomatically packaged in this construction. Letting the construction uniformly apply to the product of the two nouns not only captures their strong relation, but it also obviates a role for a 'reduplicative' mechanism of some sort in this particular construction.
ACCESSION #
87969359

 

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