Word order, negation, and negative polarity in Hindi
|dc.identifier.citation||Working Papers in Linguistics, no. 53 (2000), 108-131.||en_US|
|dc.description.abstract||In Hindi certain word ordering possibilities that are grammatical in non-negative sentences become ungrammatical in the presence of sentential negation. In movement-based accounts of such negation-induced word order constraints, the restricted word order has been argued to provide evidence that negative polarity items (NPIs) in Hindi are licensed at LF and s-structure while in English NPI licensing occurs at s-structure. I argue for a non-movement-based, uniformly monostratal (s-structure) account for the word order facts in Hindi, cast in the multimodal categorial grammar framework. The NPI licensing issue is dealt with independently following Dowty's monotonicity marking analysis.||en_US|
|dc.publisher||Ohio State University. Department of Linguistics||en_US|
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|dc.title||Word order, negation, and negative polarity in Hindi||en_US|
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