Fatima Hamlaoui

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High Tone Spreading (HTS), by which an underlying High tone associated with a mora spreads rightwards and associates with one or several following moras, is a major tonal process in Bàsàá (Cameroon, Bantu A43). We here examine the domain of application of this process and establish that HTS allows us to determine the right edge of Phonological Phrases. We(More)
This article discusses a type of sentences found in the Western Nilotic language Dholuo (Kenya, Tanzania) that was argued by Cable (2012) to provide clear evidence for the existence of natural languages in which the preverbal subject position of a tensed verb can optionally be left empty (contra Chomsky, 1981). The structural passive treatment of these(More)
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