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Title: Proceedings of the 1st HUMIT Student Conference in Language Research (HUMIT 2000).
Edited By: Ora Matushansky
Series Title: MITWPL 40
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F.-Xavier Alario and Albert Costa
Frequency Effects in the Production of Noun Phrases
Cedric Boeckx
Gaps and Donkeys: Preliminary Remarks
Claire Bowern
Pitta-Pitta, Case Marking, and Transitivity
Bridget Copley
Stalking the futurate
Paul de Lacy
Markedness in Prominent Positions
Ken Hiraiwa
Multiple Agree and the Defective Intervention Constraint in Japanese
Tania Ionin and Ken Wexler
Tense in Child L2 Acquisition: Evidence from L1 Russian Learners of English
Makoto Kadowaki uotative Constructions in Japanese
Ji-yung Kim
Specificity and Structure
Zhiqiang Li
Tonal Structure of Yes-No uestions in Chaha
Bradford Mahon, Albert Costa, and Alfonso Caramazza
Are Phonemes Represented in Terms of their Syllabic Position?
Luisa MartC- uantified Subjects in uestions and the A'-Nature of SpecAgrSP in Spanish
Javier MartC-n-GonzC!lez
Some Remarks about the Nature of N-phrases in Spanish
Svetlana McCoy
Pronoun Doubling and uantification in Colloquial Russian
Kentaro Nakatani
Applying Lexical Rules in Syntax: A Case Study of the V-te V construction in Japanese
Balkiz CztC Genitive Phrases in Turkish
Kylie Richardson
Small Clauses in Russian
Shoichi Takahashi
Multiplicity and Feature Absorption

Publication Year: 2001
Publisher: MIT Working Papers in Linguistics
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