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The core-oblique distinction in some Austronesian languages of Indonesia and beyond

Arka, I Wayan


This paper explores the nature of core-oblique distinctions in some Austronesian languages of Indonesia, focusing on the intermediate status between core and oblique categories. It proposes a core index, a novel method to determine the core status of an argument. Core index evidence shows that there is a cline running from syntactically core to non-core (oblique). The proposed core-index-based analysis allows us to claim syntactic transitivity with confidence and to resolve successfully the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
Source: Linguistik Indonesia
DOI: 10.26499/li.v35i2.66
Access Rights: Open Access


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