-changing categories are conceived as affecting semantic valency
theory was advanced by Tesniere in his 1959 book Elements de syntaxe structurale, excerpts from which are quoted in Allerton (1982: 1-10).
Some Toqabaqita transitive verbs can occur in two alternative valency
frames with respect to their direct and oblique objects.
In collecting the data, I have taken account of instances of giving that can be translated by 'give' in languages in my sample, which are then compared to other verbs of similar valency
in a given language.
reduction in the passive is likewise due to a lower degree of discourse relevance of the agent.
In analogy to how atoms combine with other atoms to form molecules, the valency
of a language describes how words combine with other words to form larger units.
The pronominal paradigms in (1b) are predicator-specific and as such reflect the valency
structure of the verbal predicator.
On the validity of the complement-adjunct distinction in valency
R = lexical root PAL = valency
marking T/A = tense/aspect SA.
On the other hand, argument structure is taken to be a lexical syntactic level of representation devoid of semantic information, specifying the syntactic valency
of a predicate as well as the hierarchical disposition of its arguments.
Baker (1999) argues for Mohawk that NI results in an intransitive verb; Mithun and Corbett (1999) argue that incorporation has no influence on the valency
of the verb in the external-possession constructions.
In Explorations in Valency
in Austronesian Languages, Peter Austin, Barry J.