Research in Afroasiatic Grammar

Papers from the Third conference on Afroasiatic Languages, Sophia Antipolis, 1996

Editors
| Laboratoire de linguistique formelle, CNRS, University Paris 7
| University of Geneva
| University of Geneva
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This volume presents a selection of papers from the 3rd Conference on Afroasiatic Languages, held in Sophia Antipolis, France, in 1996. The languages discussed include (varieties of) Arabic, Hebrew, Berber, Chaha, Wolof, and Old Egyptian.
[Current Issues in Linguistic Theory, 202]  2000.  vi, 386 pp.
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Table of Contents
On the status of AgrS in some Null Subject Languages
Ahmed Akkal and Abdel-kader Gonegai
7–22
Agreement Asymmetries and the PF Interface
Elabbas Benmamoun
23–40
Word Order in Hebrew
Edit Doron
41–56
Bare NPs
Miriam Engelhardt
57–78
Distributing Features and Affixes in Arabic Subject Verb Agreement Paradigms
Abdelkader Fassi Fehri
79–100
On Berber Plurals
Ali Idrissi
101–124
Distributed Morphology: Impoverishment and Fission
Morris Halle
125–149
Wolof Genitive Constructions and the Construct State
Alain Kihm
151–181
The No straddling Effect and its Interpretation: A Formal Property of Chaha 2nd Feminine Singular Formation
Jean Lowenstamm
183–198
Cause, Manner and Means in Berber Change of State Verbs
John S. Lumsden
199–220
Possession in Sentences and Noun phrases
Jamal Ouhalla
221–242
The Licensing of Gaps and Resumptive Pronouns in Older Egyptian Relatives
Chris H. Reintges
243–262
Théorie de l’apophonie et organisation des schèmes en sémitique
Philippe Ségéral
263–299
Nonnominal Constructs
Tal Siloni
301–323
Remarks on the Complementizer Layer of Standard Arabic
Ur Shlonsky
325–343
Recent Problems of Egyptian Historical Phonology at the Present Stage of Comparative-Historical Afroasiatic Linguistics
Gábor Takács
345–378
“The importance of these articles for future research in Afroasiatic is to be emphasized. The syntax of the construct state, variation in V-DP order, and the morphophonology of verbal and nominal paradigms are three longstanding issues in semitic that receive sophisticated and challenging theoretical analyses within this collection.”
Subjects
BIC Subject: CF – Linguistics
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
U.S. Library of Congress Control Number:  99089842