On certain unexpected gaps in transitive paradigms and their implication

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dc.contributor.author Brown, Jason en
dc.contributor.author Koch, K en
dc.contributor.author Wiltschko, M en
dc.contributor.editor Brown, J en
dc.contributor.editor Kiyota, M en
dc.contributor.editor Peterson, T en
dc.coverage.spatial Vancouver, Canada en
dc.date.accessioned 2015-02-16T02:59:26Z en
dc.date.issued 2005 en
dc.identifier.citation Fortieth International Conference on Salish and Neighbouring Languages, Vancouver, Canada, 10 Aug 2005 - 12 Aug 2005. Editors: Brown J, Kiyota M, Peterson T. Papers for ICSNL XL. UBC Working Papers in Linguistics vol. 16: 65-88. 2005 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2292/24523 en
dc.description.abstract In some Salish languages, certain logically possible combinations of persons in transitive clauses are ungrammatical. For example, Halkomelem disallows the co-occurrence of 3rd subject and 2nd object morphology. While previous accounts have attributed these gaps to the person hierarchy (c.f. Aissen 1999), we show that some of these gaps are opposite of what the person hierarchy would predict and thus require a different analysis. In Nɬeʔkepmxcin, for example, clauses with 1 pI subject and 3rd object morphology are ungrammatical. We show that it is the co-occurrence of two agreement suffixes in the same structural position that gives rise to person-based gaps. When subject agreement is in a different structural position as object agreement, no personbased gaps are attested. Thus, in Lushootseed, a language with only subject clitics, there are no constraints on person combinations. en
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dc.relation.ispartof Fortieth International Conference on Salish and Neighbouring Languages en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Papers for ICSNL XL en
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dc.title On certain unexpected gaps in transitive paradigms and their implication en
dc.type Conference Item en
pubs.begin-page 65 en
pubs.volume UBC Working Papers in Linguistics vol. 16 en
pubs.author-url http://lingserver.arts.ubc.ca/linguistics/sites/default/files/Brown_Koch_Wiltschko_2005.pdf en
pubs.end-page 88 en
pubs.finish-date 2005-08-12 en
pubs.start-date 2005-08-10 en
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pubs.subtype Proceedings en
pubs.elements-id 459489 en
pubs.org-id Arts en
pubs.org-id Cultures, Languages & Linguist en
pubs.org-id App Lang Studies & Linguistics en
pubs.record-created-at-source-date 2014-10-28 en


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