Clitic placement in Serbian: Corpus and experimental evidence

  title={Clitic placement in Serbian: Corpus and experimental evidence},
  author={M. Diesing and D. Filipovi{\'c} and Draga Zec},
We focus on the placement of clitics that occupy the so-called “second” position, characterized cross-linguistically as the sentential position either (i) after the first word, or (ii) after the first constituent. We present a relatively complex case, that of Serbian, in which both (i) and (ii) can serve as sentential positions for clitics (Browne 1975, Zec and Inkelas 1990). Moreover, we found that in Serbian there is more than one type of first position, both in the case of first word, and in… Expand

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