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What Sluicing Can Do, What It Can’t, and in Which Language: On the Cross‐Linguistic Syntax of Ellipsis

Jeroen Van Craenenbroeck and Anikó Lipták

in Diagnosing Syntax

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199602490
eISBN:
9780191757297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199602490.003.0025
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter proposes a new, cross‐linguistically refined theory of sluicing and examines its predictive force in various domains of wh‐ and focus syntax. First the restriction of sluicing to ... More


How many kinds of sluicing, and why? Single and multiple sluicing in Romanian, English, and Japanese

Frederick Hoyt and Alexandra Teodorescu

in Sluicing: Cross-Linguistic Perspectives

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199645763
eISBN:
9780191741135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199645763.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter is a comparison of sluicing in Romanian, Japanese, and English, three languages that appear to form their wh-questions in significantly different ways. Romanian has the property of ... More


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