• Michael BarrieEmail author
Part of the Studies in Natural Language and Linguistic Theory book series (SNLT, volume 84)


This chapter outlines the major goals of this monograph and gives a brief overview of how these goals will be accomplished. These goals include (i) to present a thorough analysis of NI in Northern Iroquoian, (ii) to recast. (Dynamic) Antisymmetry in a BPS framework, (iii), to argue for a Dynamic Antisymmetric analysis of NI, and (iv) to illustrate the Dynamic Antisymmetric analysis of NI with data from a variety of other languages This chapter also introduces the phenomenon of NI and presents its properties that are pertinent to the discussion.


Noun incorporation Dynamic antisymmetry 


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  1. 1.Department of LinguisticsUniversity of OttawaOttawaCanada

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