Youssef A. Haddad

List of John Benjamins publications for which Youssef A. Haddad plays a role.


Subjects Afro-Asiatic languages | Theoretical linguistics
Subjects Afro-Asiatic languages | Theoretical linguistics


Most, if not all, Arabic dialects license the use of optional dative pronouns that index or point to the speaker as an authority figure in relation to the hearer and the activity that the speaker and hearer are involved in. I refer to these pronouns as speaker-oriented attitude datives and analyze… read more | Chapter
Khalfaoui, Amel and Youssef A. Haddad. 2019. Introduction. Perspectives on Arabic Linguistics XXXI: Papers from the annual symposium on Arabic Linguistics, Norman, Oklahoma, 2017, Khalfaoui, Amel and Youssef A. Haddad (eds.), pp. ix–xiv
Discussion of merge as a feature-driven operation has predominantly focused on the restrictions on Set Merge, or substitution. This paper addresses the topic of Pair Merge, or adjunction. It suggests that Pair Merge is subject to a restriction called the Merge Condition on Adjuncts. While Set Merge… read more | Chapter
Haddad, Youssef A. and Eric Potsdam. 2016. Introduction. Perspectives on Arabic Linguistics XXVIII: Papers from the Annual Symposium on Arabic Linguistics, Gainesville, Florida, 2014, Haddad, Youssef A. and Eric Potsdam (eds.), pp. ix–xii
Standard Arabic licenses raising structures with three types of verbs known collectively as verbs of appropinquation. Raising structures with these verbs are unique in that they permit different subject positions and an agreement pattern that is not found otherwise in the language. Matching the… read more | Article
Examinations of Optimal Paradigms (McCarthy, 2005) suggest that only phonological outputs of inflectional paradigms obey Optimal Paradigm constraints, whereby each member of a given paradigm strives to resemble the phonological structure of each other member of that paradigm. Words that are derived… read more | Article