Clause Structure in South Asian Languages

  • Veneeta Dayal
  • Anoop Mahajan

Part of the Studies in Natural Language and Linguistic Theory book series (SNLT, volume 61)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Functional Projections

    1. Gillian Catriona Ramchand
      Pages 39-66
  3. Argument Structure

  4. Case Theory

    1. Miriam Butt, Tracy Holloway King
      Pages 153-198
  5. Movement Phenomena

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 313-322

About this book


The researchers in the field of theoretical and theoretically inclined descriptive linguistics have for a long time felt a need for detailed and clearly presented linguistic treatments of various syntactic phenomena in South Asian languages.

Clause Structure in South Asian Languages:

  • provides a comprehensive overview and covers major aspects of clause structure in a variety of South Asian languages;
  • provides detailed analyses of several aspects of phrase structure of many prominent South Asian languages;
  • gives theoretically up-to-date treatment of several important issues in South Asian syntax and semantics;
  • contains papers by some of the most prominent linguists working on South Asian languages.


Derivat derivation grammar Hindi Japanese linguistics Negation preposition relative clauses semantic semantics syntactic Syntax Verb

Editors and affiliations

  • Veneeta Dayal
    • 1
  • Anoop Mahajan
    • 2
  1. 1.Rutgers UniversityUSA
  2. 2.UCLAUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Kluwer Academic Publishers 2004
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4020-2717-8
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4020-2719-2
  • Series Print ISSN 0924-4670
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