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Verb Second as Alignment

Stephen R. Anderson

in Aspects of the Theory of Clitics

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199279906
eISBN:
9780191707131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279906.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter poses the question of whether or not it was correct for Jakob Wackernagel — whose classic discussion of second-position clitics in the earliest Indo-European languages has been so often ... More


Theories of Special Clitics

Stephen R. Anderson

in Aspects of the Theory of Clitics

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199279906
eISBN:
9780191707131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279906.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Among the various types of special clitics, by far the most interesting (in the sense of probative) are those that occur in second position within the domain to which they are relevant. This chapter ... More


Second-Position Clitics in Tagalog

Stephen R. Anderson

in The Nature of the Word: Studies in Honor of Paul Kiparsky

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780262083799
eISBN:
9780262274890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262083799.003.0023
Subject:
Linguistics, Lexicography

Arnold Zwicky has identified two kinds of clitics: Simple clitics and special clitics. A logically quite distinct dimension of cliticization is addressed in numerous studies that focus on elements ... More


Second and first position in Tohono O’odham auxiliaries

Colleen M. Fitzgerald

in Rethinking Verb Second

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198844303
eISBN:
9780191879845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198844303.003.0032
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

The Uto-Aztecan language, Tohono O’odham (formerly Papago), has very free word order, along with a systematic requirement that the auxiliary should surface in second position. The contexts in which ... More


Grammaticalization and typology in Australian Aboriginal languages

Ilana Mushin

in Grammaticalization from a Typological Perspective

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198795841
eISBN:
9780191837036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198795841.003.0013
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Language Families

While grammatical change has been a key area of interest for Australian historical linguistics, only a few studies have sought to explain the development of grammar in terms of processes of ... More


On the loss of tense and verb‐adjacent clitics in Slavic

Krzysztof Migdalski

in Syntax over Time: Lexical, Morphological, and Information-Structural Interactions

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199687923
eISBN:
9780191767319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687923.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter analyses diachronic changes in the position of pronominal clitics in Slavic. The change consists in the switch from verb-adjacent to second-position cliticization and is exemplified for ... More


The Role of Prosody in Clitic Placement

Draga Zec and Dušica Filipović Ðurđević

in The Morphosyntax-Phonology Connection: Locality and Directionality at the Interface

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190210304
eISBN:
9780190210328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190210304.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

The focus of this chapter is on second position clitics in Serbian, which can follow either a first word (FirstWord) or a first phrase (FirstPhrase) clitic host. Our central concern is the role of ... More


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