Idiomaticity and language change

Activity: Academic talk or presentation typesOral presentation


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 Sept 2019
Event titleLanguage Networks: a symposium in honour of Dick Hudson
Event typeWorkshop
LocationLondon, United KingdomShow on map
Degree of RecognitionInternational