Subject properties in presentational sentences in Icelandic and Swedish
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Zaenen, Annie, Elisabet Engdahl, and Joan Maling. 2017. “Subject Properties in Presentational Sentences in Icelandic and Swedish”. Bergen Language and Linguistics Studies 8 (1). https://doi.org/10.15845/bells.v8i1.1335.

Abstract

We review the various non-canonical positions in which the thematically highest argument can occur in Icelandic and in Swedish. We show that NPs in these non-canonical positions have subject properties in both languages. We summarize the restrictions that we are aware of holding on the various positions and discuss whether they are configurational or thematic/semantic in nature. 

https://doi.org/10.15845/bells.v8i1.1335
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