Clause Structure and Adjuncts in Austronesian Languages

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Hans-Martin Gärtner, Paul S. Law, Joachim Sabel
Mouton de Gruyter, Jan 1, 2006 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 332 pages
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Clause Structure and Adjuncts in Austronesian Languages is a collection of papers devoted to the syntactic analysis of modification and extraction strategies in Austronesian languages. Objects of study are the categorial and phrase structural status and scopal behavior of sentence-level adverbs, ordering constraints on adjectival modifiers, and the nature of unbounded dependencies in interaction with Philippine-type voice systems. Cinque's universal ordering hypothesis for adverbs and current work on remnant movement serve as theoretical points of reference.

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Seediq Adverbial Heads in a Formosan Language
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The Niuean DP
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The Cleft Structure of Malagasy ffTjQuestions
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Hans Martin Gartner, ZAS, Berlin, Germany; Paul Law, ZAS, Berlin, Germany; Joachim Sabel, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Belgium.

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