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George Kotzoglou

* Introduction One of the most well-known research results of the Principles and Parameters literature on Greek word order and the Greek A-system has been the conclusion that Greek DP-subjects never raise to the ‘canonical’ EPP T -position 1 (cf. Philippaki-Warburton 1987; Alexiadou

Irene Philippaki-Warburton and Vassilios Spyropoulos

Subject’ and EPP in Greek Journal of Greek Linguistics 2 ( 2001 ), 149 – 186. issn 1566 – 5844 / e-issn 1569 – 9846 © John Benjamins Publishing Company <TARGET "spy" DOCINFO AUTHOR "Vassilios Spyropoulos and Irene Philippaki-Warburton" TITLE "‘Subject’ and EPP in Greek" SUBJECT "JGL, Volume 2

Eirik Welo

The subject in Greek may be identified as the element which agrees with a finite verb. In addition, the subject is the only candidate to undergo raising. The subject in a finite clause is marked by nominative case. The subject of an infinitive or participle may carry nominative or other cases

Amira Agameya

There are two types of sentences in Arabic, verbal and nominal, exhibiting two different word orders. The position of the subject in Arabic depends on the sentence type in which it appears. It may occupy either a sentence-initial position or appear following the verb or predicate. Arabic

Jóhanna Barðdal and Thomas Smitherman

Introduction The oblique subject construction is a complex syntactic construction in which the subject-like argument is not in the nominative case, but is non-canonically case marked. In those Modern Indo-European languages that still have the construction, this non-canonical case may


The title of this article presupposes that there is some global category of all languages called “subject” that we can talk about. Up to the early 1970s that would have been a generally common assumption, despite the fact that there was much disagreement about and no universal notion of “subject

Francesco Mambrini and Marco Passarotti

phrase, or it can be triggered by just one of the coordinated words. Thus, e.g., two coordinated singular nouns can license either plural or singular agreement over the syntactic elements that they control. The lack of interest on the subject from scholars of AG contrasts starkly with the

William Salmon

International Review of Pragmatics 1 (2009) 249–292 © Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2009 DOI 10.1163/187730909X12535267111570 1 Example (1a) is taken from Perini ( 2002 : §39.3), and (1b) is example (7.51b) in Azevedo ( 2005 ). Double Subjects and Conventional Implicatures William


Cornelia Gerhardt


Nicole Baumgarten, Inke Du Bois and Juliane House