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Title: MIT Working Papers in Linguistics #33
Edited By: Karlos Arregi
Vivian Lin
Benjamin T. Bruening
Cornelia Krause
URL: http://web.mit.edu/mitwpl/
Series Title: MIT Working Papers in Linguistics
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Maya Arad On "Little v"

Degif Petros Banksira Chaha Subject Affixes as Two Independent Heads

James Harris Nasal Depalatalization _no_, Morphological Wellformedness _sm_; the Structure of Spanish Word Classes

Anders Holmberg Yes and No in Finnish: Ellipsis and Cyclic Spell-Out

Michela M. Ippolito On the Past Participle Morphology in Italian

LaVerne Jeanne and Ken Hale Hopi -na

Simin Karimi Is Scrambling as Strange as We Think It Is?

Cornelia Krause Two Notes on Prenominal Possessors in German

Julie Anne Legate The Morphosyntax of Irish Agreement

Vivian Lin Determiner Sharing Isabel Oltra-Massuet On the Constituent Structure of Catalan Verbs

Taylor Roberts Unbalanced Coordination and Resumptive Pronouns

Juan Romero The Case of Agreement

Adam Szczegielniak 'That-t Effects' Cross-Linguistically and Successive Cyclic Movement

Publication Year: 1999
Publisher: MIT Working Papers in Linguistics
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Linguistic Field(s): Morphology
Syntax
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