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Vowel Length From Latin to Romance

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Letter Writing and Language Change

Edited By Anita Auer, Daniel Schreier, and Richard J. Watts

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Title: The Syntax of Ditransitives
Subtitle: Evidence from Clitics
Written By: Elena Anagnostopoulou
Series Title: Studies in Generative Grammar 54
Description:

The book investigates the nature and properties of indirect objects and develops a typology of double object constructions on the basis of an examination of a variety of data within and across languages. It argues for a four-class division of double object constructions depending on (a) a type of case on the goal argument and (b) whether the goal is introduced by a zero applicative head or is an argument of the main verb. The central questions addressed revolve around locality, case and the structural representation of double object constructions.

Publication Year: 2003
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 3110170280
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: xiv, 379
Prices: Europe EURO 88.00