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Query:   Morphosyntactic Features
Author:  Mike_Maxwell Mike_Maxwell
Submitter Email:  click here to access email
Linguistic LingField(s):   Syntax

Summary:   IN LINGUIST LIST 9.1405, I ASKED WHETHER ANYONE KNEW OF WORK ON UNIVERSALS OF
MORPHOSYNTACTIC FEATURES, PARALLEL TO THE FAMILIAR SORTS OF (HOPEFULLY)
UNIVERSAL PHONETIC FEATURES SUCH AS [VOICED], [CORONAL] ETC.

THAT WAS BACK IN OCTOBER, AND I REGRET TO SAY THAT I'VE RECEIVED ONLY ONE REPLY
(PLUS A QUERY OR TWO ALONG THE SAME LINE). THE REPLY COMES FROM PHOEVOS/
PANAGIOTIDIS (EPANAG@ESSEX.AC.UK), WHO I UNDERSTAND IS WORKING ON HIS PHD IN THE
DEPARTMENT OF LANGUAGE AND LINGUISTICS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ESSEX. HE KINDLY
SHARED A PORTION OF HIS THESIS HAVING TO DO WITH PERSON FEATURES, IN WHICH HE
ARGUES FOR THE FEATURES [+/- SPEAKER] AND [+/- HEARER], AND CITES AS REFERENCES

BANVENISTE (1966), INGRAM (IN J.H. GREENBERG'S

LL Issue: 9.1599
Date Posted: 13-Nov-1998
Original Query: Read original query