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An HPSG approach to Welsh unbounded dependencies

Borsley, RD (2010) 'An HPSG approach to Welsh unbounded dependencies.' In: M�ller, S, (ed.) Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Head-Driven Phrase Structure Grammar. CSLI Publications, 47 - 67.


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Welsh is a language in which unbounded dependency constructions involve both gaps and resumptive pronouns (RPs). Gaps and RPs appear in disjoint sets of environments. Otherwise, however, they are quite similar. This suggests that they involve the same mechanism, and in HPSG that they involve the SLASH feature. It is possible to provide an analysis in which RPs are associated with the SLASH feature but are also the ordinary pronouns which they appear to be.

Item Type: Book Section
Additional Information: Universit� Paris Diderot, Paris 7, France July 09?10, 2010
Subjects: P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics
Divisions: Faculty of Social Sciences > Language and Linguistics, Department of
Depositing User: Jim Jamieson
Date Deposited: 21 Oct 2011 12:27
Last Modified: 17 Aug 2017 18:16

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