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Name: Miriam  Butt
Institution: University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology
Homepage: http://ling.sprachwiss.uni-konstanz.de/home/butt/
State and/or Country: Germany   
Linguistic Field(s): Morphology
Semantics
Syntax
Specialty: South Asia, Morphology, Semantics
Selected Publications: The Structure of Complex Predicates in Urdu
Announced on LINGUIST :  A Grammar Writer's Cookbook
 Argument Realization
 Comparative and General Grammar, Syntax and Semantics
 The Proceedings of the LFG 2001 Conference
 Time Over Matter
 The Proceedings of the LFG '02 Conference
 Nominals: Inside and Out
 Theories of Case
 Lexical Semantics in LFG
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Argument Realization
 Time Over Matter



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