Andreas Dufter, Guido Seiler's Describing and Modeling Variation in Grammar PDF

By Andreas Dufter, Guido Seiler

ISBN-10: 3110205904

ISBN-13: 9783110205909

The purpose of the quantity is to bridge the 'cultural hole' among sociolinguistics and theoretical linguistics within the learn of edition. a number of the contributions search to mix corpus-based and competence-based techniques. They record the plurality of present study into versions of grammatical competence that stay as much as the problem of variationist information.

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34d) comes out worst, in line with (29d), next to (34c), again in line with (29c). In the remainder, I abandon the structure details in the tableau charts. (38c) and (38d) are clear enough. Only the constraints stay-x as well as stay-xp for the right periphery are relevant as all of the Optimality charts attest. Cf. (iii) in the Appendix above to the ranking of the constraints in German. (38c) shows that violation of pls, as for (30b), triggers the least reparable damage.

9 g. Inversion of finite auxiliaries or modal verbs across the non-finite full verb in the verb cluster (usually concomitant with infinitivus pro participio-IPP/German Ersatzinfinitiv) need not indicate VO. More so, in three-elemental verb clusters of OV only verb first inverts (all the way or partly), but never verb second and verb third (Abraham 1995, 1997). 10 h. OV-based verb projection raising in a dependent clause excludes a (raised) finite modal verb before an indefinite object or an unstressed adverb.

The specifier position of matrix CP is filled. No adjunction takes place to the highest node in a subordinate extended projection; and no movement takes place into the highest head of a subordinate extended projection. X0 -trace is not allowed. XP-trace is not allowed. The highest A-specifier is structurally realized. There is no adjunction. (ii) Constraints and rankings not used in (25)–(27), but belonging to the linearization constraints in German (Engel 2004: 299) ADJCON: ADV<+FOC: Adjuncts are sisters to constituents which include phonetic material.

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