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Title: Topics in South Slavic Syntax and Semantics.
Edited By: Mila Dimitrova-Vulchanova
Lars Hellan

This collection of articles presents a variety of approaches to central phenomena in South Slavic syntax and semantics, with an informal introduction by the editors on South Slavic clause structure. Phenomena addressed (treated partly on a language specific basis, partly comparative) include: the structure of the functional field, verb fronting, clitic placement, conjunctions, noun phrase structure, possessives, agreement, and aspectual phenomena. Contributions: Wayles Browne: Vsjako nacalo e trudno; Andrew Caink: Against 'Long Head Movement'; Mila Dimitrova-Vulchanova & Giuliana Giusti: Possesssors in the Bulgarian DP; Mila Dimitrova-Vulchanova & Lars Hellan: The clausal structure of South Slavic; Iliyana Krapova: The system of auxiliaries in Bulgarian; Nedzad Leko: Functional categories and the structure of DP in Bosnian; Ljiliana Progovac: Conjunction doubling and 'Avoid Conjunction Principle'; Maria Luisa Rivero: Verb movement and economy; Ivanka P. Schick: On the contrast relation in the Balkan languages in comparison to Russian and German; Jindrich Toman: On clitic [dis]placement; Henk Verkuyl: Tense, aspect, and aspectual composition.

Publication Year: 2000
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Semantics
Language Family(ies): South Slavic
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1556198892
ISBN-13: 9781556198892
Prices: U.S. $ 149
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 902723678X
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Prices: NLG 150.00