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The syntax of non-inflectional plural marking
This paper examines the formal properties of non-inflectional plural marking on the basis of a detailed case study of Halkomelem Salish. Expand
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Decomposing Pronouns
Starting with the idea that the notion pronoun is not a primitive of linguistic theory, we propose that it is necessary to recognize (at least) three pronoun types: pro-DP, pro-fP, and pro-NP.Expand
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On the interpretability of tense on D and its consequences for case theory
Abstract Pesetsky and Torrego (Pesetsky, D., Torrego, E., 2001. T-to-C movement: causes and consequences. In: Kenstowicz, M. (Ed.), Ken Hale: A Life in Language. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA) argue thatExpand
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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
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The Universal Structure of Categories: Towards a Formal Typology
Using data from a variety of languages such as Blackfoot, Halkomelem, and Upper Austrian German, this book explores a range of grammatical categories and constructions, including tense, aspect,Expand
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The Internal Syntax of Shona Class Prefixes
Abstract Shona (Southern Bantu, Guthrie Zone S10) gender/noun-class prefixes display massive multi-functionality, with concomitant semantic heterogeneity. We argue that this pervasiveExpand
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The syntax of pronouns: Evidence from Halkomelem Salish
This paper investigates the syntax of independent pronounsin Halkomelem Salish and argues that these pronouns are morphosyntactically complex. Expand
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[Part I. The features of determiners, What’s in a determiner and how did it get there?]
I investigate determiner systems of three unrelated languages (Blackfoot, German, and Halkomelem). Expand
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On the Syntax and Semantics of (Relative) Pronouns and Determiners
This paper addresses two related problems. The major empirical problem concerns the difference between two pronominal forms found in German: personal pronouns and so-called d-pronouns, which are alsoExpand
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