Complementizer Agreement and the Relation between C0 and T0

  title={Complementizer Agreement and the Relation between C0 and T0},
  author={Liliane Haegeman and Marjo van Koppen},
  journal={Linguistic Inquiry},
Several proposals suggest a φ-feature dependency between C0 and T0 (see, e.g., Zwart 1993, Chomsky 2008). In most (if not all) of these proposals, the core piece of empirical evidence is complementizer agreement (CA). On the basis of two sets of CA data, CA with coordinated subjects and CA with external possessors, we conclude that there is no φ-feature dependency between C0 and T0; instead, C0 and T0 must each be endowed with a discrete set of φ-features. 


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