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Conclusion

Seth Cable

in The Grammar of Q: Q-Particles, Wh-Movement, and Pied-Piping

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195392265
eISBN:
9780199866526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195392265.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Some future applications of the ‘Q-based account’ are explored. First, types of A-bar movement other than wh-fronting are discussed. Q-based analyses of these movement-types are proposed, some of ... More


A-Movement in Pseudogapping

Kirsten Gengel

in Pseudogapping and Ellipsis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199665303
eISBN:
9780191748561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665303.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

Based on the assumption that Pseudogapping is similar to the VP Ellipsis construction, with additional movement of non-elided material out of the structure specified for deletion, this chapter ... More


A-Bar-Movement in Pseudogapping

Kirsten Gengel

in Pseudogapping and Ellipsis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199665303
eISBN:
9780191748561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665303.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter discusses the A-bar-movement approaches that have been put forward to account for the movement of the object in Pseudogapping: Heavy Noun Phrase Shift, and Focus Movement. The chapter ... More


Introduction

Maria Polinsky

in Deconstructing Ergativity: Two Types of Ergative Languages and Their Features

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190256586
eISBN:
9780190256616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190256586.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter presents the overall profile of ergative languages. It develops a distinction between morphological and syntactic ergativity. Syntactic ergativity is defined as restrictions on A-bar ... More


A paradigm PP-​ergative language: Tongan

Maria Polinsky

in Deconstructing Ergativity: Two Types of Ergative Languages and Their Features

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190256586
eISBN:
9780190256616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190256586.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter presents a detailed discussion of several aspects of Tongan syntax that are representative of its status as a PP-ergative language. The Tongan absolutive case is assigned by v0 and shows ... More


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