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Author Cinque, Guglielmo, author

Title Adverbs and functional heads : a cross-linguistic perspective / Guglielmo Cinque
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 1999
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 275 pages)
Series Oxford studies in comparative syntax
Oxford studies in comparative syntax.
Contents Abbreviations; 1 On the Relative Order of Adverb Phrases; 2 A Case for Adverb Phrases in Spec; 3 On the Order of Clausal Functional Heads; 4 Matching and Refining the Hierarchies of Adverb Phrases and Functional Heads; 5 DP-Related Functional Projections and Negative Phrases; 6 Some Implications and Residual Questions; 7 Conclusions; Appendix 1 Some Remarks on Other Verbal Forms and Other Romance Varieties; Appendix 2 A Synopsis of the Orders of Overt Functional Heads in Individual Languages; Notes; References; Language Index; Name Index; Subject Index
Summary This text presents evidence locating adverb phrases in the specifiers of distinct functional projections within a theory of the clause. In this theory, both adverbs and heads, which encode the functional notions of the clause, are ordered in a rigid sequence
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-257) and indexes
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Subject Grammar, Comparative and general -- Adverbials.
Grammar, Comparative and general -- Clauses.
Hierarchy (Linguistics)
Order (Grammar)
Form Electronic book
LC no. 98021411
ISBN 0195115260
0195115279 (paperback)
1423759737 (electronic bk.)
9780195115277 (paperback)
9781423759737 (electronic bk.)