By Anna Bondaruk, Gréte Dalmi, Alexander Grosu

ISBN-10: 9027257000

ISBN-13: 9789027257000

The contributions during this quantity are dedicated to numerous elements of the inner and exterior syntax of DPs in a wide selection of languages belonging to the Slavic, Turkic, Finno-Ugric, Semitic and Germanic language households. specifically, the papers handle questions on the topic of the inner and exterior cartography of varied different types of simplex and complicated DPs: the location of DPs inside of better buildings, contract in phi-features and/or case among DPs and their predicates, in addition to among sub-elements of DPs, and/or the project of case to DPs in particular configurations. the 1st 4 chapters of the booklet concentration totally on the exterior syntax of DPs, and the rest chapters take care of their inner syntax.

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As pointed out by an anonymous reviewer, one still wonders why elements other than the semipredicatives, and in particular incontrovertible NPs, cannot also be directly assigned dative. My answer was the same as why PRO is not assigned dative in contexts where the semipredicatives are: the relevant contrast is one which distinguishes arguments from adjuncts. In diverse languages, time, frequency, and distance phrase nominal adjuncts can freely receive structural case in contexts where argumental expressions cannot.

Rizzi, Luigi. 2004. On the cartography of syntactic structures. In The Cartography of Syntactic Structures. ), 3–17. Oxford: OUP. Rizzi, Luigi. 2006. On the form of chains. Criterial positions and chain effects. In Wh-­ movement: Moving on, Lisa Cheng & Norbert Corver (eds), 97–134. Cambridge MA: The MIT Press. Rizzi, Luigi. 2013. Topic, focus and the cartography of clauses. In The Bloomsbury Companion to Syntax, Silvia Luraghi & Claudia Parodi (eds), 36–450. London: Bloomsbury. Roberts, Ian & Holmberg, Anders.

Elanie Igorja [PRO pojti odnomu] nas očen’ rasstroilo. ’ d. Dlja nas utomitel’no [PRO delat’ èto samim]. ’ e. gen about it [kak PRO žit’ samomu]. ’ f. Ivan dumaet, čto [PRO pojti domoj odnomu] važno. ’ g. [PRO Pojti tuda odnomu] rasstroilo by menja. ’ The overgeneration problem and the case of semipredicatives in Russian  h. [PRO Prijti odnomu] očen’ trudno. e. route B. Route A is typically described as involving some sort of “case transmission” mechanism, whereby PRO somehow mediates between its ultimate controller and the predicate adjective.

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