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Title: Locality in Wh Quantification
Written By: Veneeta Dayal
Series Title: Studies in Lingusitics and Philosophy

Locality in WH uantification argues that Logical Form, the level that mediates between syntax and semantics, is derived from S-structure by local movement. The primary data for the claim of locality at LF is drawn from Hindi but English data is used in discussing the semantics of questions and relative clauses. The book takes a cross-linguistic perspective showing how the Hindi and English facts can be brought to bear on the theory of universal grammar.

Publication Year: 1997
Publisher: Kluwer
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Linguistic Field(s): Semantics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 079234099X
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 264
Prices: EUR 94.00 / USD 124.00 / GBP 8