The internal structure of vP in ju|'hoansi and ‡hoan

Chris Collins

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    Abstract

    In this article, I analyze ki (‡Hoan) and ko (Ju|'hoansi) as heading vP internal functional projections dominating VP and dominated by vP. I show how this analysis provides a natural account for the various possible and impossible word orders in constructions involving locative and instrumental phrases. Lastly, I discuss the general implications of my analysis for the theory of Case checking in Chomsky (2000, 2001a, b).

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)1-25
    Number of pages25
    JournalStudia Linguistica
    Volume57
    Issue number1
    DOIs
    StatePublished - 2003

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Language and Linguistics
    • Linguistics and Language
    • History and Philosophy of Science

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