Project

Encima de mí or encima mío? On the Grammatical Variation in Spatial Adverbial Expressions in Peninsular Spanish

Code
01N02714
Duration
01 January 2014 → 30 September 2019
Funding
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund
Research disciplines
  • Humanities
    • Spanish language
Keywords
dialectology Spanish variation adverbials Linguistics grammaticalisation Contemporary Spanish Comparative Geographic and map based Quantitative Language and text analysis Field research Adverb Adverbial Locative Peninsular Spanish Spain Spatial Western Europe
 
Project description

This projects examines the grammatical variation in a series of spatial adverbial expressions which are followed by a noun phrase in Peninsular Spanish. Specifically, it aims at the systematic analysis of the semantic-pragmatic and syntactic properties of two variants, encima de mí and encima mío, in a comparative diatopic perspective.