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

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
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0195149505
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 416 pp
Prices: $ 74.00

Format: Loose Leaf
ISBN: 0195149513
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 416 pp
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