Towards a More Articulated Typology of Internally Headed Relative Constructions: The Semantics Connection

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This article outlines the shortcomings found in two well-known syntax-based typologies of internally headed relative constructions (IHRCs), and demonstrates the benefits of a typology that relies on the syntax-semantics interface and takes semantics seriously into account. It is argued that the latter approach yields a more revealing and empirically… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/lnc3.346

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@article{Grosu2012TowardsAM, title={Towards a More Articulated Typology of Internally Headed Relative Constructions: The Semantics Connection}, author={Alexander Grosu}, journal={Language and Linguistics Compass}, year={2012}, volume={6}, pages={447-476} }