Quantifiers, negation, and focus on the left periphery in Hungarian

@article{Kenesei2009QuantifiersNA,
  title={Quantifiers, negation, and focus on the left periphery in Hungarian},
  author={I. Kenesei},
  journal={Lingua},
  year={2009},
  volume={119},
  pages={564-591}
}
This paper is concerned with a construction in which multiple foci are found in front of the inflected verb, contrary to the accepted view on focussing in Hungarian, which allows for only one constituent there. Since earlier proposals for multiple wh-question constructions or multiple (postverbal) foci cannot be extended to cover the new cases, a new analysis is put forward based upon the assumption that Neg does not attract Tense and that wh-phrases must be licensed by Comp. The phenomenon of… Expand
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