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An Intervention Account

Liliane Haegeman

in Adverbial Clauses, Main Clause Phenomena, and the Composition of the Left Periphery: The Cartography of Syntactic Structures, Volume 8

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199858774
eISBN:
9780199979912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199858774.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter further elaborates the movement account of adverbial clauses, focusing on temporal and conditional clauses. The chapter is organized as follows. Section 5.2 presents the movement account ... More


Toward a Hierarchy of Clause Types

Nicola Munaro

in Mapping the Left Periphery: The Cartography of Syntactic Structures, Volume 5

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199740376
eISBN:
9780199895304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740376.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

The aim of this chapter is to carry out a crosslinguistic comparison among some North-Eastern Italian dialects displaying subject clitic inversion; it is proposed that in the presence of a verbal ... More


Locality and the Distribution of Main Clause Phenomena

Liliane Haegeman

in Locality

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199945269
eISBN:
9780199369805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945269.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

The paper deals with the distribution of main clause phenomena, in particular argument-fronting in English, which is usually said to be restricted to root clauses and to embedded clauses with ... More


Să-subjunctives: Another version of the Balkan subjunctive

Virginia Hill and Gabriela Alboiu

in Verb Movement and Clause Structure in Old Romanian

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198736509
eISBN:
9780191800290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198736509.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

In Old Romanian, the conditional complementizer/operator să was reanalysed as an irrealis marker in Fin, and then dissociated from the clause typing operators and from conditional verb forms. In ... More


Conjunctions: Co-whingyssyn

in Practical Manx

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846311314
eISBN:
9781781380680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315596.008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses the co-ordinating and subordinating conjunctions employed in Manx. The principal co-ordinating conjunctions in Manx are as (and), agh (but) and ny (or). Some of the ... More


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