When Syncretism Meets Word Order. On Clitic Order in Romanian

  title={When Syncretism Meets Word Order. On Clitic Order in Romanian},
  author={Oana Săvescu},
  pages={233 - 256}
Abstract Romanian singular clitics are unique among their counterpars in other Romance languages in that they exhibit different forms for dative (mi, ţi) and accusative case (mă, te). In contrast, 1st and 2nd person plural clitics are case syncretic: the forms ne and vă are used both in the dative and in the accusative. Moreover, in non-finite environments, following gerunds and imperatives, non-syncretic (singular) clitics unambiguously exhibit the order dative accusative, while syncretic… 


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