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Auwera, Johan van der. 1988. On the position of Dutch complementizers. Working Papers in Functional Grammar 28 : 1–35.
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Within the theory of Functional Grammar, the author focuses on the question whether Dutch subordinating conjunctions or complementizers take up the same structural position as subordinating WH-elements (pronouns and adverbs), which is clause-initial position. It is argued that this is not so, but that they are in front of the 'clause proper', thus preceding subordinating WH-elements.