External arguments and the Mirror Principle : On the distinctness of Voice and v

@inproceedings{Harley2013ExternalAA,
  title={External arguments and the Mirror Principle : On the distinctness of Voice and v},
  author={Heidi Harley},
  year={2013}
}
Evidence from the Uto-Aztecan language Hiaki (Yaqui) shows that the internal structure of the verb phrase is tripartite, made up of (at least) VoiceP, vP and a lexical projection (√P or VP). The interaction of applicative and causative morphology, the existence of two kinds of causatives, and the interaction of passive and verbalizing morphology show that the external-argument introducing projection VoiceP (Kratzer, 1996) must be distinct from the verbalizing head vP (Marantz, 1997), as first… CONTINUE READING
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