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Word order in Hungarian
Hungarian word-order is characterized by large scale preposing of constituents to sentence-initial positions. This study examines systematically the elements which occur in the left periphery. Focal,Expand
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On the Neg-Criterion in Hungarian
The paper argues that Hungarian negative sentences contain a NegP, a functional projection inside IP. The spec-head configuration requirement of the Neg-Criterion is satisfied by a null operator atExpand
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This paper examines the phonetics and phonology of intonational boundaries in five Romance languages/varieties. A typology of the boundary cues used is given, as well as their relative frequency. TheExpand
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Licensing Double Negation in NC and non-NC languages
The paper proposes a syntactic and semantic analysis of Double Negation (DN). Expand
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When the Present is all in the Past
In (1a), the relative clause present tense (on comes back) is interpretable as simultaneous with the embedding sentence past tense (i.e., the letting time) and not with t* (i.e., today: May 2, 2005).Expand
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On negative licensing contexts and the role of n-words
This paper discusses some of the consequences of the assumption that Hungarian negative elements - or n-words - are not inherently negative. On the one hand, this assumption seems to raise potentialExpand
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Tense, mood and aspect : theoretical and descriptive issues
Louis de SAUSSURE: Introduction Co VET: The descriptive inadequacy of Reichenbach's tense system: A new proposal Hans SMESSAERT: The evaluation of aspectual distance, speed and progress SteveExpand
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