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Merging from the Temporal Input: On Subject‐Object Asymmetries and an Ergative Language *

Itziar Laka

in Rich Languages From Poor Inputs

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199590339
eISBN:
9780191745041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590339.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This chapter discusses how certain aspects of linguistic form specific to a language belonging to an understudied type of languages (ergative languages) yield processing results and acquisition ... More


Uninterpretable Features Are Incompatible in Morphology with Other Minimalist Postulates

M. Rita Manzini and Leonardo M. Savoia

in Foundational Issues in Linguistic Theory: Essays in Honor of Jean-Roger Vergnaud

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262062787
eISBN:
9780262273152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262062787.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter examines the theory that both morphological and syntactic structures are constructed from the same set of categories. Focusing on clitic variation across Romance dialects (specifically ... More


The case of the Russian copula

Isabelle Roy

in Nonverbal Predication: Copular Sentences at the Syntax-Semantics Interface

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199543540
eISBN:
9780191747151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543540.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter shows how the proposed analysis can account for apparently unrelated phenomena in Russian, namely the morphological (short or long) form of the predicate and case assignment with respect ... More


Alignment in transitive clauses: case determining agreement

András Bárány

in Person, Case, and Agreement: The Morphosyntax of Inverse Agreement and Global Case Splits

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198804185
eISBN:
9780191842399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804185.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

After having discussed how agreement can determine Case in Chapter 4, this chapter moves on to discuss how Case can determine (and restrict) agreement. In many languages, the verb can only agree with ... More


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