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Spell-out, Chains, and Long Distance Wh-movement in Seereer

@inproceedings{Baier2018SpelloutCA,
  title={Spell-out, Chains, and Long Distance Wh-movement in Seereer},
  author={N. Baier},
  year={2018}
}
Author(s): Baier, Nicholas | Abstract: In this paper, I examine novel data from long distance wh-dependencies in Seereer, an Atlantic language of Senegal. Seereer long distance wh-questions are characterized by (a) the presence of an obligatory pronoun at the edge of each embedded clause and (b) the presence of special morphology on each verb along the path of the extraction. Thus, Seereer provides striking evidence that long distance wh-movement proceeds successive cyclically through the edge… Expand
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