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Grammatical relations : a cross-theoretical perspective
Preface 1. The morphological blocking principle and oblique pronominal incorporation in Hungarian Farrell Ackerman 2. Wa and Ga in Turkish Chris Barker, Jorge Hankamer and John Moore 3. DeepExpand
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Null objects in Brazilian Portuguese
An analysis of null object constructions in colloquial Brazilian Portuguese is brought to bear on the theory of empty categories. Focusing on their properties in adjunct clauses, it is argued that atExpand
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Identity Avoidance in Phonology and Morphology
Many languages avoid sequences of homophonous elements, be they phonemes or morphemes. Expand
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English Verb-Preposition Constructions: Constituency and Order
This article offers a comprehensive analysis of the constituent-structure and linear-order properties of English transitive and intransitive V-P constructions involving so-called ÔparticlesÕ (turn onExpand
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Backward Control in Brazilian Portuguese
Author(s): Farrell, Patrick | Abstract: This paper shows that neither of the two most obvious potential analyses of the Brazilian Portuguese periphrastic causative construction is viable and that itsExpand
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Morphology and its relation to phonology and syntax Ed. by
Introduction Steven G. Lapointe, Diane K. Brentari, Patrick M. Farrell The suffix-ize in English: implications for morphology, Rochelle Lieber and Farrell Deriving passive without theta roles Hagit Borer Comments on the paper by Borer Andrew Spencer The function of voice markers in the Philippine languages. Expand
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Impoverishment Theory and Morphosyntactic
Theories of morphology differ in the means by which they account for morphological neutralization.1 One means of deriving neutralization is through underspecification of affixes (or, of rulesExpand
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Grammar and Discourse Principles: Functional Syntax and GB Theory
situation types. This map can be used to visualize the semantic range of middle markers in individual languages, as well as the diachronic extension of reflexive markers to more and more middleExpand
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Functional shift as category underspecification
Focusing on words such as bag, hammer, kiss, and dance, which are subject to functional shift, i.e. alternate between noun and verb, this article argues against the traditional view that aExpand
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