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Anti-contiguity: A Theory of Wh- Prosody

Jason Kandybowicz

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780197509739
eISBN:
9780197509777
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197509739.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This book develops a theory of wh- prosody according to which wh- expressions must avoid forming prosodic constituents with overt complementizers at the level of Intonational Phrase. The theory is ... More


The Role of Theory in Documentation: Intervention Effects and Missing Gaps in the Krachi documentary Record

Jason Kandybowicz and Harold Torrence

in Africa's Endangered Languages: Documentary and Theoretical Approaches

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190256340
eISBN:
9780190256364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190256340.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This article presents a case study of an instance in which the influence of linguistic theory on descriptive fieldwork has led to both the discovery and the remedy of missing gaps in the ... More


Prosodic Entanglement and the Anti-contiguity of Wh- and C

Jason Kandybowicz

in Anti-contiguity: A Theory of Wh- Prosody

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780197509739
eISBN:
9780197509777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197509739.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter focuses on the syntax and prosody of wh- in-situ in Krachi. In Krachi, wh- in-situ is available in both root and embedded contexts. Prosodically, embedded complement clauses in the ... More


An Anti-contiguity Approach to Tano in-situ Interrogative Distribution

Jason Kandybowicz

in Anti-contiguity: A Theory of Wh- Prosody

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780197509739
eISBN:
9780197509777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197509739.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter develops the Anti-contiguity proposal based on the distribution of wh- in-situ in Krachi, Bono, Wasa, and Asante Twi. Embedded wh- in-situ is only allowed in Krachi and Bono. The chapter ... More


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