The Syntax of the Celtic Languages: A Comparative Perspective

The Syntax of the Celtic Languages: A Comparative Perspective

by Robert D. Borsley
     
 

This 1996 book examines Celtic languages in comparative perspective, with a substantial introduction to the field.See more details below

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This 1996 book examines Celtic languages in comparative perspective, with a substantial introduction to the field.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521481601
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
04/28/1996
Pages:
380
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.98(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction Robert D. Borsley and Ian Roberts; 1. Long head movement in Breton Robert D. Borsley, Maria-Luisa Rivero and Janig Stephens; 2. Some syntactic effects of suppletion in the Celtic copulas Randall Hendrick; 3. Fronting constructions in Welsh Maggie Tallerman; 4. Bod in the present tense and in other tenses Alain Rouveret; 5. Pronominal enclisis in VSO languages Ian Roberts and Ur Shlonsky; 6. Aspect, agreement and measure phrases in Scottish Gaelic David Adger; 7. A minimalist approach to some problems of Irish word order Jonathan David Bobaljik and Andrew Carnie; 8. Subjects and subject position in Irish James McCloskey; 9. Negation in Irish and the representation of monotone decreasing quantifiers Paolo Acquaviva; 10. On structural invariance and lexical diversity in VSO Languages: arguments from Irish noun phrases Nigel Duffield; References.

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