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Introduction

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

Abstract

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.

Keywords

Noun incorporation Dynamic antisymmetry 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of LinguisticsUniversity of OttawaOttawaCanada

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