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By Javier Gutierrez-Rexach, Luis Silva-Villar

ISBN-10: 3110169290

ISBN-13: 9783110169294

This article is a compilation of articles on varied elements of Spanish grammar within the components of present theoretical syntax and semantics. subject matters coated comprise: the syntax and semantics of clitics and clitic doubling; the constitution of noun words, with distinct cognizance to adjectives; the placement of topics; demanding and causation. The techniques fall inside of generative grammar, widely understood, with a few contributions solid within the viewpoint of the minimalist software. hence, the ebook makes an attempt to provide a balanced photo of cutting-edge study in those components. Luis Silva-Villar is Assistant Professor of Hispanic Linguistics at Mesa country collage, united states.

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El problema complicado que Juan solucionó ayer. (43) a. El complicadísimo problema que Juan solucionó ayer. 'The extremely complicated problem that Juan solved yesterday' b. El problema complicadísimo que Juan solucionó ayer. But, interestingly, preposed adjectives and elatives are rejected in superlatives, as shown in (44): (44) a. El problema complicado más interesante del libro. 'The most interesting complicated problem of the book' b. *E1 complicado problema más interesante del libro. c. *E1 problema complicadísimo más interesante del libro.

Only when the external argument is not syntactically realized, can the internal argument Issues in the syntax of DP in Romance and Germanic 55 receive genitive Case. When the external argument is realized, the internal argument is marked Accusative. Hazout assumes that the nominalizing affix characteristic of event nomináis is responsible for the above restrictions in Hebrew. German appears in principle to resemble Hebrew and Spanish, since a genitive agent appears to be in complementary distribution with a genitive object in event nomináis (cf.

Gramática descriptiva de la lengua española, Madrid, Espasa, pp. 787-890. ), Formal Semantics of Natural Language, Cambridge University Press, pp. 3-15. Penadés, Inmaculada 1988 "La posición del adjetivo calificativo", chapter 1 of Inmaculada Penadés, Perspectivas de análisis para el estudio del adjetivo calificativo en español, Universidad de Cádiz. 1, pp. 143-167. Pottier, Bernard 1995 "Sobre el adjetivo antepuesto en español y en francés", in Homenaje a Félix Monge: Estudios de Lingüística Hispánica, Madrid, Gredos, pp.

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