Finiteness matters : on finiteness-related phenomena in natural languages / edited by Kristin Melum Eide, Norwegian University of Science and Technology.

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Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Publishing Company, [2016]
Description
vi, 346 pages ; 25 cm.

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Series
  • Linguistik aktuell ; Bd. 231. [More in this series]
  • Linguistik Aktuell/Linguistics today (LA) ; volume 231
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Introduction / (Kristin Melum Eide) -- Part I: Finiteness: underlying relations: Chapter 2: Finiteness and Pseudofiniteness / (Elizabeth Cowper) -- Chapter 3: The Split T Analysis / (Halldór Ármann Sigurdsson) -- Chapter 4: Universals and Variation: Encoding Anaphoric Dependencies / (Eric Reuland) -- Chapter 5: Finiteness, inflection, and the syntax your morphology can afford /(Kristin Melum Eide) -- Part II: Morphosyntactic exponents of (non-)finiteness: Chapter 6: Agreement is not an essential ingredient of finiteness: Evidence from impersonal sentences in Norwegian dialects and in English / (Tor A. Åfarli) -- Chapter 7: Finite vs. non-finite distinction in Saam ́aka /(Marleen van de Vate & Tonjes Veenstra) -- Chapter 8: Finiteness and response particles in West Flemish / (Liliane Haegeman and Andrew Weir) : Part III: Finiteness in language acquisition / Chapter 9: Word Order and Finiteness in Acquisition: A Study of English and Norwegian Wh-questions / (Marit Westergaard) -- Chapter 10: The influence of phonological factors on the expression of finiteness by children learning Dutch / (Elma Blom and Nada Vasic) -- Chapter 11: Contradictory parameter settings in one mind: A case study of a Mandarin-Norwegian bilingual's acquisition of finiteness and V2 in Norwegian / (Fufen Jin and Kristin Melum Eide).
ISBN
  • 9789027257147 (hardcover)
  • 9027257140 (hardcover)
  • 9027266972
  • 9789027266972
LCCN
2016011007
OCLC
945353899
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