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Movement and Silence

Richard S. Kayne

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195179163
eISBN:
9780199788330
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179163.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This book presents a collection of recent articles by Richard Kayne, one of the top formal linguists in the world. It focuses on both comparative syntax, which uses differences between languages as a ... More


Antisymmetry and Japanese

Richard S. Kayne

in Movement and Silence

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195179163
eISBN:
9780199788330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179163.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter discusses antisymmetry and returns to the question of prepositions, by addressing the question of how the syntax of postpositions is to be integrated into the above-verb phrase ... More


Introduction

Enoch Oladé Aboh

in The Morphosyntax of Complement-Head Sequences: Clause Structure and Word Order Patterns in Kwa

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195159905
eISBN:
9780199788125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195159905.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This introductory chapter begins with a description of the purpose and organization of the book. The theoretical background underlying this study is then discussed including the X-bar theory, word ... More


Universal 20 without the LCA *

Klaus Abels and Ad Neeleman

in Merging Features: Computation, Interpretation, and Acquisition

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199553266
eISBN:
9780191720833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199553266.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter argues that Cinque's (2005) result concerning the noun phrase internal order of demonstrative, numeral, adjective, and noun can be derived with- appeal to Kayne's (1994) Linear ... More


Setting the stage

Arsalan Kahnemuyipour

in The Syntax of Sentential Stress

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199219230
eISBN:
9780191711800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199219230.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Phonetics / Phonology

This introductory chapter provides a brief overview of the theoretical assumptions of the book, namely Minimalism and Kayne's (1994) Antisymmetry. It also discusses the empirical scope of the book, ... More


Word order and the Final-Over-Final Condition

Ian Roberts

in Parameter Hierarchies and Universal Grammar

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198804635
eISBN:
9780191842856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804635.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter develops an antisymmetric view of linearization, along the general lines of Kayne’s antisymmetry theory. A general alternative to earlier accounts of the Final-Over-Final Condition is ... More


Sentences as Snowflakes

Andrea Moro

in Impossible Languages

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034890
eISBN:
9780262335621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034890.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

The apparent complexity of the syntax of sentences can be decomposed into the interaction of some primitive and simple operations much as the complex design of snowflakes results from conditions on ... More


Why Are There No Directionality Parameters?

Richard S. Kayne

in Theoretical Approaches to Disharmonic Word Order

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199684359
eISBN:
9780191764967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684359.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

The human language faculty is antisymmetric, with consistent and exceptionless specifier–head–complement order, in part because probe–goal search shares the left-to-right directionality of production ... More


Antisymmetry and Hixkaryana *

Michael Barrie

in Theoretical Approaches to Disharmonic Word Order

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199684359
eISBN:
9780191764967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684359.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter proposes an analysis for the basic clause structure of Hixkaryana, an OVS language, within an Antisymmetric framework. There are two important contributions to the study of OVS languages ... More


On the Relevance of the Head Parameter in a Mixed OV Language *

Arantzazu Elordieta

in Theoretical Approaches to Disharmonic Word Order

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199684359
eISBN:
9780191764967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684359.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter evaluates the validity of the directionality parameter as opposed to a universal Spec–Head–Complement structure, by discussing some of the implications of the latter for a disharmonic OV ... More


Explaining the Final-over-Final Constraint: Formal and Functional Approaches *

Michelle Sheehan

in Theoretical Approaches to Disharmonic Word Order

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199684359
eISBN:
9780191764967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684359.003.0015
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

The mainstream view of sentence-final particles (SFPs) in Chinese varieties has been that they are some species of C-head merged with the sentence (i.e. IP). Recently proposed universals of phrase ... More


Sentence-Final Particles, Complementizers, Antisymmetry, and the Final-over-Final Constraint *

Brian Hok-Shing Chan

in Theoretical Approaches to Disharmonic Word Order

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199684359
eISBN:
9780191764967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684359.003.0016
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Biberauer, Holmberg, and Roberts (2007, 2008, 2010) posit the Final-over-Final Constraint, to capture a striking asymmetry in the attestation and grammaticality of disharmonic word orders. In this ... More


Complex Left Branches, Spellout, and Prefixes

Michal Starke

in Exploring Nanosyntax

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190876746
eISBN:
9780190876784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190876746.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Higher-function words such as complementizers, negation, functional prepositions, definiteness particles, comparative markers, and so forth, occurring to the left of their lexical category, are ... More


Fokker–Planck Equations

Bryan J. Dalton, John Jeffers, and Stephen M. Barnett

in Phase Space Methods for Degenerate Quantum Gases

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199562749
eISBN:
9780191747311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562749.003.0008
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This chapter deals with deriving Fokker–Planck equations (FPEs) that govern the behaviour of phase space distribution functions (normalised and unnormalised) for boson and fermion systems due to ... More


VOAux: A typologically rare word order pattern

Lieven Danckaert

in The Development of Latin Clause Structure: A Study of the Extended Verb Phrase

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198759522
eISBN:
9780191820243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759522.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

The starting point of this chapter is the observation that the diachrony of the OV/VO alternation is very different in clauses with a head-final (VPAux) and a head-initial (AuxVP) T-projection. ... More


Functional Fokker–Planck Equations

Bryan J. Dalton, John Jeffers, and Stephen M. Barnett

in Phase Space Methods for Degenerate Quantum Gases

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199562749
eISBN:
9780191747311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562749.003.0013
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This chapter deals with deriving functional Fokker–Planck equations (FFPEs) that govern the behaviour of phase space distribution functionals (normalised and unnormalised) for boson and fermion ... More


Adjuncts as a diagnostic of polysynthetic word formation in Inuit

Richard Compton

in The Structure of Words at the Interfaces

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198778264
eISBN:
9780191823770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198778264.003.0013
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter examines polysynthetic word formation in Inuit (Eskimo-Aleut), using the presence and variable ordering of a closed class of adverbs within verbal complexes as a diagnostic device to ... More


Compounding

D. Gary Miller

in English Lexicogenesis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199689880
eISBN:
9780191770371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689880.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter presents a theoretical discussion of the different compound types in English. Exocentric compounds are argued to be endocentric. Functional categories are highly restricted. Antisymmetry ... More


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