obviation

Processing relativization in Ojibwe

A set-based semantics for obviation and animacy

This paper provides an analysis of the semantics of obviation and animacy through a case study of Ojibwe (Central Algonquian). I develop a lattice-based characterization of possible person, obviation, and animacy categories, showing that the addition …

Prominence guides incremental interpretation: Lessons from obviation in Ojibwe