Article published in:Bavarian Syntax: Contributions to the theory of syntax
Edited by Günther Grewendorf and Helmut Weiß
[Linguistik Aktuell/Linguistics Today 220] 2014
► pp. 113–144
Structures of ‘emphatic topicalization’ in Bavarian
Bavarian emphatic topicalization as in its most simple form Dees wann-e wissert! (‘If I only knew that!’) differs markedly from topicalization in Standard German which does not allow for topicalization to the left of a lexical complementizer in V-final clauses. The paper reviews some basic properties of the various forms of Bavarian emphatic topicalization and discusses two recent approaches to its structural analysis and differences to its counterparts in Standard German.
Published online: 26 November 2014
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