Mirrors and Microparameters: Phrase Structure beyond Free Word Order

Mirrors and Microparameters: Phrase Structure beyond Free Word Order

by David Adger, Daniel Harbour, Laurel J. Watkins
     
 

This book looks at the nature of free word order and phrase structure, with particular reference to a single endangered language - Kiowa.See more details below

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This book looks at the nature of free word order and phrase structure, with particular reference to a single endangered language - Kiowa.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521517560
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/31/2009
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Linguistics Series, #122
Pages:
204
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.59(d)

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction; 2. Nonconfigurationality and polysynthesis; 3. The clausal spin; 4. Making mirrors; 5. Interface properties of clausal domains; 6. Anti-quantification and the syntax-semantics interface; 7. Conclusion.

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