Grammaticalization of ?say? as a complementizer
Matthew S. Dryer
dryer at BUFFALO.EDU
Mon Feb 17 20:21:28 UTC 2003
I am looking for references bearing on the grammaticalization of verbs
meaning 'say' as a complementizer. If you know of references other than
the following, please let me know.
The only references I am aware of are
Cohen, D., Simeone-Senelle, M.-C., and Vanhove, M. 2002. The
grammaticalization of 'say' and 'do': An areal phenomenon in East Africa.
In Guldemann, T. & M. von Ronacdor, eds. Reported speech: a meeting ground
for different linguistic domains. [Typological Studies in Language].
Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
Heine, Bernard, and Tania Kuteva. 2002. World lexicon of
grammaticalization. New York: Cambridge University Press.
Hopper, Paul J. and Elizabeth Closs Traugott. 1993. Grammaticalization.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Lord, Carol. 1976. Evidence for syntactic reanalysis: From verb to
complementizer in Kwa. In Papers from the parasession on diachronic
syntax. Sanford B. Steever, Carol A. Walker, and Salikkoko S. Mufweene,
eds. Chicago: Chicago Linguistic Society.
Saxena, A. 1988. On the grammaticalization of the verb 'say': A
typological and diachronic study. In S. Delancey and R. Tomlin, eds.
Papers from the Third Pacific Linguistics Conference. Eugene: University
Traugott, Elizabeth Closs, and Richard Dasher. 2002. Regularity in semantic
change. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Thanks for any further references
dryer at buffalo.edu
More information about the Funknet