Daigo Akiba

List of John Benjamins publications for which Daigo Akiba plays a role.


Akiba, Daigo 2014 Interpreting modals by phase headsModes of Modality: Modality, typology, and universal grammar, Leiss, Elisabeth and Werner Abraham (eds.), pp. 19–42
This paper proposes that modal meanings are interpreted by modal features on phase heads (cf. Chomsky 2000, 2001). Epistemic modal auxiliaries are base-generated above v*P/vP, and they are in an Agree relation with a phase head C, which then carries an interpretable modal feature to be transferred… read more | Article