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The verb phrase in Portuguese: periphrastic and non-periphrastic constructions

Grant number: 12/14227-4
Support Opportunities:Scholarships in Brazil - Master
Effective date (Start): December 01, 2012
Effective date (End): August 31, 2014
Field of knowledge:Linguistics, Literature and Arts - Linguistics - Linguistic Theory and Analysis
Principal Investigator:Erotilde Goreti Pezatti
Grantee:Danytiele Cristina Fernandes de Paula
Host Institution: Instituto de Biociências, Letras e Ciências Exatas (IBILCE). Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP). Campus de São José do Rio Preto. São José do Rio Preto , SP, Brazil
Associated scholarship(s):12/24316-4 - Ordering of operators and modifiers of the verb phrase in Portuguese, BE.EP.MS


The proposition of this project is to investigate the ordering of operators and modifiers of the verb phrase in Portuguese, taking as a theoretical apparatus to Functional Discourse Grammar, developed by Hengeveld and Mackenzie (2008). The aim is to investigate the principles that guide the linearization of these constituents in Portuguese, determining the factors that influence the patterns of ordering the verb phrase. For this, take up, as research universe, extracted from actual occurrences of use of oral corpus organized by the Centre of Linguistics of the Universidade de Lisboa, in partnership with the Universidade de Toulouse-le-Mirail and the Universidade de Provença-Aix-Marselha, which the samples were selected varieties that are related to the country's official language: Brazilian, Portuguese, African (from Sao Tome and Principe, Angola, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau and Mozambique) and the Timorese.

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PAULA, Danytiele Cristina Fernandes de. O sintagma verbal em português: construções perifrásticas e não-perifrásticas. 2014. Master's Dissertation - Universidade Estadual Paulista (Unesp). Instituto de Biociências Letras e Ciências Exatas. São José do Rio Preto São José do Rio Preto.

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