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Invariance in argument realization: The case of Iroquoian
(Linguistic Society of America, 2015)
The relevance of the concepts of local syntactic selection and constraints on locally selected dependents in modeling how arguments are syntactically realized has been virtually unchallenged and is assumed to be universal. ...
What does it mean to be a dependent?
(CSLI Publications, 2003)
This paper shows that the Gerund Phrase (GP) in the Spanish Gerund Construction (e.g., El jefe entr´o a su oficina corriendo, lit. ‘The boss entered his office running’) is sometimes a complement (in SGCC) and sometimes ...
Inside-out constraints and Description Languages for HPSG
(CSLI Publications, 1998)
An important contrast between most current syntactic frameworks and Head-Driven Phrase Structure Grammar or Lexical Functional Grammar (hereafter HPSG and LFG respectively) is the common insistence of the latter two on the ...
Focus particles, secondary meanings, and Lexical Resource Semantics: The case of Japanese 'shika'
(CSLI Publications, 2011)
Japanese has two exclusive particles shika and dake. Although traditionally, both particles were considered to be exclusive particles like only, a recent proposal claims that shika is an exceptive particle like everyone ...