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Chapter Postverbal subjects and nuclear pitch accent in Italian wh-questions
The structure of this chapter is as follows. We first illustrate the phenomenon of subject inversion in Italian wh-questions (§ 2). In Section 3, we present the results of a syntactic experiment on the distribution of ...
Chapter Final Phases of Medieval Hebraism
"The relationship between Jews and Christians and between Judaism and Christianity during the 13th and 14th century is a matter of concrete and contingent historical circumstances; and its ideological elements ...
Chapter Mapping to prosody
This study investigates the prosody of different types of sentence-medial parentheticals in Turkish. The results of a production experiment show that clausal parentheticals exhibit cues similar to intonation phrase-level ...
Chapter A corpus-based approach to manual simultaneity
The purpose of this paper is to describe a corpus-based approach to the study of manual simultaneity (in particular manual holds) and our first attempt at implementing it for the Sign Language of the Netherlands (Nederlandse ...
Chapter 2 Phonetics
Sign and spoken languages differ primarily in their perceptual channel, vision vs. audition. This ‘modality difference’ has an effect on the structure of sign languages through-out the grammar, as is discussed in other ...
Chapter On a theorem of Erdős and Simonovits on graphs not containing the cube
Turán graph problem; bipartite extremal graphs; cube graph
Chapter ‘Tested’ Remedies in Mesopotamian Medical Texts
This contribution investigates the phraseology of descriptions of efficacy (efficacy phrases) in Mesopotamian medical texts, concentrating on the qualification latku ‘tested, tried, proven’, which implies that knowledge ...
Chapter 87 Scalar implicature as a grammatical phenomenon
This article develops various arguments for the view that scalar implicatures should be de-rived within grammar and not by a theory of language use (pragmatics). We focus primarily on arguments that scalar implicatures can ...
Chapter Gog and Magog
This volume addresses Jewish, Christian and Muslim future visions on the end of the world, focusing on the respective allies and antagonists for each religious society. Spanning late Antiquity to the early modern period, ...
Chapter When Paul Met Ludwig
This paper tries to make plausible the following claims: The paragraphs §608–612 of “On Certainty” do not speak in favour of what Boghossian construes as the Master Argument for Relativism; that “On Certainty” introduces ...