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Hungarian is a classifier language
We present an overview of classifiers, a subgroup of what Simone & Masini (this volume) call Light Nouns. Three major types have been distinguished: group, sortal and mensural classifiers. FocusingExpand
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From non-finite to finite subordination : The history of embedded clauses
In this chapter we survey the principal changes that took place in the history of Hungarian embedded clauses. We will argue that finite subordination took over non-finite embedding alongside with theExpand
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Approaches to head movement: A critical assessment
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This overview article surveys the problems raised by the adjunction approach as well as the recent alternative analyses that were suggested in its stead in the Minimalist program. Expand
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A profile of the Hungarian DP : the interaction of lexicalization, agreement and linearization with the functional sequence
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Exhaustive Lexicalization Principle: Every syntactic feature of a tree-representation must be lexicalized. Expand
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Adpositions and Case: Alternative Realisation and Concord
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This paper presents an outlook on ‘inherent case’ that ties it consistently to the category P, in either of two ways: the inherent case particle is either an autonomous spell-out of P or, in Emonds’ (1985, 1987) term, an alternative realisation of a silent P (i.e., a case morpheme on P’s nominal complement that licenses the silence of P). Expand
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The syntax of anaphoric possessives in Hungarian
Starting with the seminal work of Szabolcsi, morphologically unmarked and Dative-marked possessors in Hungarian have been the subject of rich investigation. Anaphoric possessive constructions,Expand
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The nanosyntax of Hungarian postpositions
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An empirically motivated and insightful analysis of Hungarian postpositions, which elegantly captures the different word-order possibilities of the two classes. Expand
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