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Descriptive Analysis of the focusive
The Cooccurrence of the Clitic
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addition adverbs Ammu anke anta Arden auxiliary verb cey avan avaru bassu inta pakkam Beschi bus this side cencaan clitic particle ee clitic particle maTTum clitic particle taan clitics can occur clitics in Tamil clitics occur co-occur COMP conditional clause Consider the sentences constituents constraints core meaning dosai earlier ee is added ee occurs embedded sentence enakku enclitics enna focusing the host focusive clitic particle grammatical hearer house yesterday implied interrogative mood interrogative pronoun iTaiccol kuuTa language lexical categories morpheme naan naan neettu naanee negative sentences oo is added paaTam paattaan paatteen particle oo particle oo occurs payyan phrase structure rule poonaan pooneen pooyum pre-nominal adjectives presence Raman reference reflexive pronoun regarding the host relative clause restriction sagala Sandhi Schiffman 1979 semantic function sense speaker believes syntactic and semantic taan is added taan occurs tense marker teriyaatu teriyum Tolkappiam ungrammatical utterance vantaan vare vasanta ava viiTu words