Serbo-Croat Clitics and Word Grammar

@inproceedings{amdi2007SerboCroatCA,
  title={Serbo-Croat Clitics and Word Grammar},
  author={Amela {\vC}amd{\vz}i{\'c} and Richard A. Hudson},
  year={2007}
}
Serbo-Croat Clitics and Word Grammar Serbo-Croat has a complex system of clitics which raise interesting problems for any theory of the interface between syntax and morphology. After summarising the data we review previous analyses (mostly within the generative tradition), all of which are unsatisfactory in various ways. We then explain how Word Grammar handles clitics: as words whose form is an affix rather than the usual ‘word-form’. Like other affixes, clitics need a word to accommodate them… 
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