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Features in periphrastic constructions

Gergana Popova

in Features

Published in print August 2010 | ISBN: 9780199577743
Published online September 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780191722844 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577743.003.0007
 							Features in periphrastic constructions

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This chapter argues that periphrastic constructions can express features which are not part of the content of their elements. This favours an analysis which integrates them in the morphological paradigm. On the other hand, agreement data suggest that a treatment along these lines is not unproblematic. The chapter proposes an account within Paradigm Function Morphology.

Keywords: morphology; periphrasis; features; agreement; paradigm; Bulgarian

Chapter.  7045 words. 

Subjects: Semantics

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