Ó Corráin (Ailbhe): On the syntax and semantics of expressions of being in Early Irish.
In ZCP 49–50 (1997), pp. 629–642.
Provides an analysis within the framework of case grammar of this range of expressions – excluding the copula and the substantive verb– along with other stative concepts expressing cognition, perception and possession, and postulates a common underlying syntactic structure where the logical subject is expressed in the locative case.



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