Erin Pretorius

List of John Benjamins publications for which Erin Pretorius plays a role.


Pretorius, Erin. 2021. Afrikaans circumpositions: (Mis-)matches at the syntax-interface. Into adpositions: New formal perspectives on the structure of the PP and its variation, Acedo-Matellán, Víctor, Theresa Biberauer, Jaume Mateu and Anna Pineda (eds.), pp. 46–89
Circumpositions in Afrikaans present several puzzles: (i) they always encode spatial paths, but spatial paths can also be encoded by prepositional phrases; (ii) they can be doubling or non-doubling, and (iii) they exhibit disharmonic word order of the kind that appears to violate the… read more | Article