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Title Advances in Greek generative syntax : in honor of Dimitra Theophanopoulou-Kontou / edited by Melita Stavrou, Arhonto Terzi
Published Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub. Co., [2005]
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 364 pages) : illustrations
Series Linguistik aktuell = Linguistics today, 0166-0829 ; v. 76
Linguistik aktuell ; Bd. 76
Contents Advances in Greek Generative Syntax; Editorial page; Title page; LCC data; Table of contents; Contributors; Introduction; Agreement and multiple case licensing in Greek; Determiner heads as arguments and the Pronominal Argument (macro)parameter; Cross-linguistic and cross-categorial variation of datives; A possessive adjective in the Greek DP; Subject-object asymmetry in the acquisition of the definite article in Greek; Peripheral positions in early Greek; Eventivity, modality and temporal reference in child Greek; From participles to gerunds; WH-clauses in DP-positions
Summary This collection of original research focuses on various lesser studied aspects of Greek syntax. The articles combine a sound empirical coverage within current developments of generative theory and cover a wide spectrum of areas. The syntax of sentential structure is dealt with by two articles, one is an extensive analysis of the distribution of goal and beneficiary dative DPs in Greek (and cross-linguistically) and the other addresses the relation agree in small clauses (and between adjectives and nouns). Two articles study the acquisition of the left periphery and of eventivity and one focuse
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Greek language, Modern -- Grammar, Generative.
Greek language, Modern -- Syntax.
Genre/Form Festschriften.
Form Electronic book
Author Stavrou, Melita.
Terzi, Arhonto.
Theophanopoulou-Kontou, Dēmētra.
ISBN 9027228000 (Trade Cloth)
9027294518 (electronic bk.)
9789027294517 (electronic bk.)