Shlonsky uses Chomsky's Government and Binding Approach to examine clausal architecture and verb movement in Hebrew and several varieties of Arabic. He establishes a syntactic analysis of Hebrew and then extends that analysis to certain aspects of Arabic clausal syntax. Through this comparative lens of Hebrew, Shlonsky hopes to resolve a number of problems in Arabic syntax. His results generate some novel and important conclusions concerning the patterns of negations, verb movement, the nature of participles, and the gamut of positions available to clausal subjects in both languages.An Essay in Comparative Semitic Syntax Ur Shlonsky Lecturer in the Department of General Linguistics and French University of Geneva. While the distinction ... In the (b) examples, they refer to noninherent or stage level properties and CI is acceptable. (3-15) a. *ha-?ec ... Dani xaxam haya rak la-?axar ma?ase. Dani smartanbsp;...
|Title||:||Clause Structure and Word Order in Hebrew and Arabic : An Essay in Comparative Semitic Syntax|
|Author||:||Ur Shlonsky Lecturer in the Department of General Linguistics and French University of Geneva|
|Publisher||:||Oxford University Press, USA - 1997-05-15|