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Author Pesetsky, David Michael.

Title Russian case morphology and the syntactic categories / David Pesetsky.

Publication Info. Cambridge, Massachusetts : MIT Press, [2013]


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 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (192 pages) : illustrations.
text rdacontent
computer rdamedia
online resource rdacarrier
Series Linguistic inquiry monographs ; 66
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Introduction to the puzzles -- 2. Do we need the traditional case categories? -- 3. Russian as a case-stacking language -- 4. Argument 1 for the core proposal : NGEN, DNOM and POBL -- 5. An independent argument from gender agreement for the initial low position of paucals -- 6. Numerals and other quantifiers -- 7. VACC and the morphosyntax of direct objects -- 8. Argument 2 for the core proposal : "You are what you assign" -- 9. Feature assignment and the notion "prototype" -- 10. Conclusions -- appendix 1. Nominative plural adjectives in paucal constructions -- appendix 2. A defectivity puzzle : the numeral-classifier construction -- appendix 3. A South Slavic argument by Horvath (2011) that "you are what you assign" holds of prepositions.
Note Description based on print version record.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Russian language -- Case.
Russian language -- Morphology.
Russian language -- Syntax.
Grammar, Comparative and general -- Nominals.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Pesetsky, David Michael. Russian case morphology and the syntactic categories. Cambridge, Massacusetts : MIT Press, [2013] xii, 173 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm. Linguistic inquiry monographs ; 66. 9780262019729 0262019728 9780262525022 02625202X (DLC) 2013011184 (OCoLC)829789922 (OCoLC)829744871
ISBN 9780262314503 (e-book)

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