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Title: Non-Projecting Words
Subtitle: A Case Study of Swedish Particles
Written By: Ida Toivonen
URL: http://www.wkap.nl/prod/b/1-4020-1531-3
Series Title: Studies in Natural Language and Linguistic Theory 58
Description:

Focusing primarily on Swedish, a Germanic language whose particles have not
previously been studied extensively, Non-Projecting Words: A Case Study on
Swedish Particles develops a theory of non-projecting words in which
particles are morphologically independent words that do not project phrases.

Particles have long constituted a puzzle for Germanic syntax, as they
exhibit properties of both morphological and syntactic constructs. Although
non-projecting words have appeared in the literature before, it has gone
largely unnoticed that such structures violate the basic tenets of X-bar
theory. This work identifies these violations and develops a formally
explicit revision of X-bar theory that can accommodate the requisite "weak"
projections.

The resulting theory, stated in terms of Lexical-Functional Grammar, also
yields a novel classification of clitics, and it sheds new light on a range
of recent theoretical proposals, including economy, multi-word
constructions, and the primitives of lexical semantics. At an abstract
level, we see that the modular, parallel-projection architecture of LFG is
essential to the description of a variety of otherwise recalcitrant facts
about non-projecting words.

Publication Year: 2004
Publisher: Kluwer
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Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
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