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Title: Observations on extraction from V2 clauses in Scandinavian
Author: Gunnar Hrafn Hrafnbjargarson
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Homepage: http://www.sol.lu.se/person/GunnarHrafnHrafnbjargarson
Institution: Lund University
Author: Kristine Bentzen
Institution: University of Tromsø - The Arctic University of Norway
Author: Anna-Lena Wiklund
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Homepage: http://uit.no/humfak/tilsette/197
Institution: Lund University
Linguistic Field: Syntax
Subject LANGUAGE Family: Germanic
Abstract: This short communication presents a general overview of facts concerning wh-extraction from V2 clauses in the Scandinavian languages. While extraction from V2 clauses with a fronted non-subject is impossible in all of these languages, three classes can be distinguished with regard to extraction from subject-initial V2 clauses.

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This article appears IN Nordic Journal of Linguistics Vol. 33, Issue 3.

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