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Title: Leiden Papers in Linguistics 2.3
Subtitle: Proceedings of the first Syntax AiO Meeting (SAM1)
Edited By: Martin Salzmann
Luis Vicente
URL: http://www.ulcl.leidenuniv.nl/index.php3?m=7&c=158
Series Title: Leiden Papers in Linguistics
Description:

Janneke ter Beek (University of Groningen): Transparency in Dutch TP
complements. Leiden Papers in Linguistics 2.3, 1-16.

Boban Arsenijević (ULCL, Leiden University): VP semantics as a temporal
structure. Leiden Papers in Linguistics 2.3, 17-42.

Luis Vicente (ULCL, Leiden University): Towards a unified theory of
movement: an argument from Spanish predicate clefts. Leiden Papers in
Linguistics 2.3, 43-67.

Anna Asbury (University of Utrecht): Adpositions as case realisations -
Structures and consequences. Leiden Papers in Linguistics 2.3, 69-92.

Jutta M. Hartmann (University of Tilburg): Wh-movement and the Small Clause
Analyses of the English there-construction. Leiden Papers in Linguistics
2.3, 93-106.

Martin Salzmann (ULCL, Leiden University): On an alternative to long
A'-movement in German and Dutch. Leiden Papers in Linguistics 2.3, 107-128.

Publication Year: 2005
Publisher: Leiden University Centre for Linguistics
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Linguistic Field(s): Semantics
Syntax
Subject Language(s): Dutch
English
German
Spanish
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Format: Electronic
ISBN: ISSN15744728
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Pages: 128
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