Idiomaticity and language change

Gisborne, N. (Speaker)

Activity: Academic talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Description

In this talk I discussed whether the grammar places constraints on directionality in language change, and argued that it doesn't, using evidence from the linguistic behaviour of light verbs, diachrony of auxiliaries, and idioms.
Period9 Sep 2019
Event titleLanguage Networks: a symposium in honour of Dick Hudson
Event typeWorkshop
LocationLondon, United Kingdom
Degree of RecognitionInternational