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ERIC Number: EJ628101
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0925-8558
Focus, Presupposition and Light Predicate Raising in East and Southeast Asia.
Simpson, Andrew
Journal of East Asian Linguistics, v10 n2 p89-128 Apr 2001
Provides an account of a distributional patterning found with certain modal verbs in a number of SVO languages of Southeast Asia, the occurrence of a particular alethic modal in predicate-final position. Describes the paradigm and how it's arguably the result of borrowing and transfer among the various languages. Its relevance for Cinque's defence of the Universal Base Hypothesis is indicated. Examination of the modal's patterning in contemporary Thai is provided. (Author/VWL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Asia