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A head-movement approach to construct-state noun phrases
This paper proposes an analysis of construct-state noun phrases in Modern Hebrew which argues for a strict parallelism between the internal structure of noun phrases and sentences. Recent proposalsExpand
On the syntactic category of pronouns and agreement
This paper provides support for the claim that there are two functional projections in full noun phrases, Determiner Phrase (DP) and Number Phrase (NumP), based on an analysis of the dual marker inExpand
You ' re having me on ! : aspects of have
In this paper, I discuss some non-auxiliary uses of the verbal form have in English, concentrating on the differences between the "experiencer" use and the "causative" use. The goal of the paper isExpand
Where's gender?
L'article propose un traitement non-unifie du nombre et du genre grammaticaux fonde sur des donnees tirees de l'Hebreu et des langues romanes. Selon l'auteur, le nombre est realise comme tete d'uneExpand
An exploration of tense, tenseless languages, and tenseless constructions
The central goal of this article is to argue that functional categories are universally associated with a core function but that their substantive content is subject to variation. We review evidenceExpand
While there is widespread agreement that both syntax and phonology should be represented by a formal hierarchical system which accounts for many cross-linguistic generalizations, morphology has, inExpand
Cross-Linguistic Evidence for Number Phrase
In this paper I provide cross-linguistic evidence for a functional projection between D and NP, which I call “Number Phrase” (NumP). In a full noun phrase, the head of this projection is, among otherExpand
Meaning in Morphology: Motivating a feature-geometric analysis of person and number
The set of person, number and gender features necessary to characterize the pronoun and agreement paradigms of the world’s languages is highly constrained, and their interaction is demonstrablyExpand