Case and connectivity in Moksha relative clauses
Mariia Privizentseva
November 2023
 

This study provides a detailed investigation of relative clauses in Moksha Mordvin. It shows that raising derivation is part of natural language syntax and must co-exist with head-external derivation. I then propose that raising syntax is best derived by projecting movement of the head noun phrase.
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Reference: lingbuzz/007706
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Published in: Proceedings of WCCFL
keywords: relative clauses, inverse case attraction, raising, connectivity, reconstruction, projecting movement, morphology, syntax
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