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Title: Syntactic Heads and Word Formation
Written By: Marit Julien
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Series Title: Oxford Studies in Comparative Syntax
Description:

Marit Julien investigates the relation between morphology and syntax, or more specifically, the relation between the form of inflected verbs and the position of those verbs. She surveys 530 languages and shows that, with the exception of agreement markers, the positioning of verbal inflectional markers relative to verb stems is compatible with a syntactic approach to morphology.

Publication Year: 2002
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Morphology
Syntax
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ISBN: 0195149505
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Pages: 416 pp
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ISBN: 0195149513
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Pages: 416 pp
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