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Author Siddiqi, Daniel.

Title Syntax within the word : economy, allomorphy, and argument selection in distributed morphology / Daniel Siddiqi.

Imprint Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub., ©2009.

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Description 1 online resource (xii, 138 pages) : illustrations.
Series Linguistik aktuell = Linguistics today, 0166-0829 ; v. 138
Linguistik aktuell ; Bd. 138.
Note Based on the author's thesis (Ph. D) -- University of Arizona, 2006.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 133-136) and index.
Contents Syntax within the Word; Editorial page; Title page; LCC data; Table of contents; Preface and acknowledgements; List of Abbreviations; PART 1. Introduction; Syntax within the Word; Distributed morphology; Morphological operations in DM; PART 2. On a theory of root allomorphy; Root allomorphy; Simplifying DM; Expansion of the fusion analysis; Inflection in compounds; Interim conclusions; PART 3. Argument selection; Argument selection within Distributed Morphology; Minimize Exponence based account of subcategorization.; Subcategorization expanded; The nature of verbs; Interim Conclusions, redux.
Summary Syntax within the Word provides a multifaceted look into the syntactic framework of Distributed Morphology (DM) within the Minimalist program. For those unfamiliar with the theory, this monograph provides an overview of DM and argues its strengths. For those more familiar with DM, this monograph provides analyses of familiar data much of which has not been treated within the framework: argument selection, stem allomorphy and suppletion, nominal compounds in English (feet-first vs. *heads-first), and the structure of the verb phrase. This monograph also proposes a future for the theory in the f.
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Subject Grammar, Comparative and general -- Syntax.
Grammar, Comparative and general -- Morphology.
Grammar, Comparative and general -- Word formation.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Siddiqi, Daniel. Syntax within the word. Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub., ©2009 9789027255211 9027255210 (DLC) 2008046404 (OCoLC)264046817
ISBN 9789027290014 (electronic bk.)
9027290016 (electronic bk.)