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Preverbs, Postpositions and Indefinite Pronouns in Hittite


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The paper deals with the syntax of preverbs, postpositions (including postpositional phrases) and existential quantifiers/ negative polarity items in Hittite within the Minimalist Program. Their in-situ and ex-situ positions are determined. The in-situ position of both PP and preverbs is that of the complement of VP whereas existential quantifiers/NPIs normally land by head movement in eQ, a dedicated exitential quantifier projection which is located in the TP layer.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.13130/1972-9901/8166

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ISSN 1972-9901 - Registrato presso il Tribunale di Milano al n. 387 (24 giugno 2008)

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