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Identificational focus versus information focus
This article argues that identificational focus, which expresses exhaustive identification and occupies the specifier of a functional projection, must be distinguished in language description fromExpand
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The syntax of Hungarian
1. Introduction 2. The topic-predicate articulation of the sentence 3. The minimal predicate 4. Focusing 5. Quantification 6. Negation 7. The noun phrases 8. The postpositional phrase 9. Non-finiteExpand
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Configurationality in Hungarian
0. Introduction.- 1 Previous Analyses of Hungarian Phrase Structure.- 1.1. The 'Free Word Order', or Fully Non-configurational Approach.- 1.2. The 'NP VP', or Fully Configurational Approach.- 1.3.Expand
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Discourse configurational languages
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This is the first study to apply methods of comparative syntax to the study of topic and focus positions of languages with designated structural topic/focus positions. Expand
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Characterization of fig operon mutants of Francisella novicida U112.
Francisella species secrete a polycarboxylate siderophore that resembles rhizoferrin to acquire ferric iron. Several of the Francisella siderophore synthesis genes are contained in a Fur-regulatedExpand
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Focussing as predication
  • K. Kiss
  • Computer Science
  • 31 January 2006
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The paper argues for a new approach to structural focus, which eliminates the problems raised by the standard F(ocus)P theory . Expand
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Structural focus and exhaustivity
  • K. Kiss
  • Computer Science
  • 29 October 2009
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Multiple Topic, One Focus?
  • K. Kiss
  • Computer Science
  • 1 March 1998
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The paper argues against the assumption that in languages with structural focus, there can be several topics but only one focus per clause. Expand
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On Generic and Existential Bare Plurals and the Classification of Predicates
This paper is concerned with what allows a bare plural NP to be interpreted either existentially or generically in examples like (1a), and what excludes the existential interpretation in examplesExpand
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Wh-movement and specificity
  • K. Kiss
  • Computer Science
  • 1 February 1993
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This paper claims that the possibilities of movement of Wh-operators are constrained by a filter on interpretation requiring that an operator Opi having scope over Opj and binding a variable in the scope of Opj be specific. Expand
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