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Author Shlonsky, Ur.
Title Clause structure and word order in Hebrew and Arabic : an essay in comparative Semitic syntax / Ur Shlonsky.
Imprint New York ; Oxford [England] : Oxford University Press, 1997.

Author Shlonsky, Ur.
Series Oxford studies in comparative syntax.
Oxford studies in comparative syntax.
Subject Hebrew language -- Clauses.
Hebrew language -- Word order.
Arabic language -- Clauses.
Arabic language -- Word order.
Hebrew language -- Grammar, Comparative.
Arabic language -- Grammar, Comparative.
Grammar, Comparative and general -- Syntax.
Description 1 online resource (x, 289 pages) : illustrations.
polychrome rdacc
Contents 1. Introduction -- pt. I. Verb Movement and Clausal Architecture. 2. The Active Participle and the Syntax of the Present Tense. 3. Participles and Auxiliaries. 4. Negation in the Present Tense. 5. Some Remaining Issues. 6. Arabic Negation and Arabic Clause Structure -- pt. II. Null Subjects and Inversion. 7. Null Subjects. 8. Subject-Verb Inversion -- pt. III. The Pronominal System. 9. Semitic Clitics. 10. Pronouns -- Appendix. Nonpronominal Incorporation.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 268-277) and index.
Summary Looking at the grammars of Hebrew and several varieties of Arabic, Shlonsky examines clausal architecture and verb movement and the role of agreement in natural language, using Chomsky's Government and Binding approach.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 1602561451
9780195108668 (cl)
0195108663 (cl)
9780195108675 (ppr)
0195108671 (ppr)
142376255X (electronic bk.)
9781423762553 (electronic bk.)
0195108663 (cl)
0195108671 (ppr)
OCLC # 567933004
Additional Format Print version: Shlonsky, Ur. Clause structure and word order in Hebrew and Arabic. New York ; Oxford [England] : Oxford University Press, 1997 (DLC) 96030845.

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