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Published: 16 October 2010

272 Pages

235x156mm

ISBN: 9780195392265


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The Grammar of Q

Q-Particles, Wh-Movement, and Pied-Piping

Seth Cable

Oxford Studies in Comparative Syntax

  • Provides an in-depth study of the syntax and semantics of wh-questions in Tlingit, an under-documented and endangered Native American language
  • Describes a novel syntactic and semantic analysis of wh-questions and pied-piping structures in wh-fronting languages, based on insights gained from the study of Tlingit
  • Makes the controversial claim that so-called 'pied-piping' does not actually exist
  • Makes the controversial claim that many apparent properties of wh-words (including their need to front in some languages) are actually properties of 'Q-particles'
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