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Title: Noun Phrases and Nominalizations: The Syntax of DPs
Written By: Tal Siloni
Series Title: Studies in Natural Language and Linguistic Theory,

Noun Phrases and Nominalizations: The Syntax of DPs is a theoretical study of nominal expressions which covers central aspects of their syntax that have not been approached with concurrent tools in recent years. The study examines the functional structure, offers a structural definition of syntactic nominalization, and carefully draws the border line between the lexical nominalizing mechanism and its syntactic counterpart. The empirical base of the study is broad and varied: it explores the rich nominal system of Modern Hebrew with constant comparisons to relevant structures of other Semitic and non-Semitic languages. The analyses put forward have recourse to a minimal syntactic apparatus, thus lending support to Chomsky's recent view of language design.

Publication Year: 1997
Publisher: Kluwer
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Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0792346084
ISBN-13: N/A
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