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Adjunct control in Telugu and Assamese
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Dialect and Standard in Second Language Phonology: The Case of Arabic*
This paper shows that students who learn Standard Arabic before a dialect take 'an etymological trip' in learning the phonology of the dialect in question. The paper also discusses instructionalExpand
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Pseudometathesis in three Standard Arabic broken-plural templates1
This paper suggests that what McCarthy and Prince (1990), following Levy (1971), call consonant-vowel metathesis in three Standard Arabic broken-plural templates is more likely a two-step diachronicExpand
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Copy Control in Telugu
The main purpose of this paper is to document a phenomenon of copy adjunct control in Telugu, a Dravidian language, and to provide a derivation of the relevant structures within the framework of the Minimalist Program. Expand
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Attitude datives in Lebanese Arabic and the interplay of syntax and pragmatics
Lebanese Arabic licenses structures with non-argument dative pronouns that I call attitude datives (ADs). ADs may be co-referential with the subject of the sentence, with the speaker or hearer, orExpand
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Subject Anaphors: Exempt or Not Exempt?
  • Y. Haddad
  • Sociology
  • Linguistic Inquiry
  • 26 April 2007
Exempt positions are what Büring (2003) calls ‘‘noncomplementary’’ positions, where both reflexives and nonreflexives could be used; in other words, in such positions reflexives and nonreflexives areExpand
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Cyclic Spell-Out Derived Agreement in Arabic Raising Constructions
Standard Arabic licenses raising structures with three types of verbs known collectively as verbs of appropinquation. Raising structures with these verbs are unique in that they permit differentExpand
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Pronouns and intersubjectivity in Lebanese Arabic gossip
Abstract Lebanese Arabic allows the use of optional 1st and 2nd person dative pronouns. These are pronouns embedded in sentences without being linked to any participant roles. Their task is toExpand
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