Author: Bucharest Working Papers in Linguistics

  • Vol. XVII Nr. 1

    View contents Gabriela Alboiu and Michael Barrie A feature geometric approach of verbal inflection in Onondaga Abstract: Iroquoian inflectional verbal morphology is well-documented in the descriptive literature (Chafe 1961, Lounsbury 1949,...

  • Vol. XVI Nr. 2

    Mihaela Marchis On the causative verb faire in Romance languages Abstract: Analytic causatives have been of paramount interest in literature on Romance languages beginning with Kayne’s (1975) pioneering work on...

  • Vol. XV Nr. 2

    Jutta M. Hartmann Apparent exceptions to the definiteness effect in English Abstract: In this article, new data from a corpus study and experimental data concerning the definiteness effect in English there-sentences is...

  • Vol. XIV Nr. 1

    Petra Sleeman Quantifier preposing in French and Italian as a root phenomenon: a syntactic or a pragmatic approach? Abstract: On the basis of a corpus research it is shown that...

  • Vol. XIII Nr. 1

    Petra Sleeman Deverbal modifiers of the noun in Germanic and Romance: interpretation and position Abstract: In this paper it is argued that deverbal modifiers of the noun are mixed categories...

  • Vol. XII Nr. 2

    Virginia Hill Main clause că ‘that’ in Romanian Abstract: Romanian că ‘that’ is the Force head of subordinated clauses (Hill 2004). In this paper I point out that the complementizer...

  • Vol. XI Nr. 2

    Jenny Doetjes Cross-polar (a)nomalies without degrees Abstract:This paper discusses the distribution of positive and negative adjectives in subcomparatives with an absolute comparison interpretation, including cross-polar nomalies and anomalies (see Bierwisch...

  • Vol. X Nr. 1

    Anamaria Fălăuş Is there any negative polarity in Romanian? Abstract: I discuss the distribution and interpretation of the Romanian determiner vreun and analyze it as a special polarity item. I...

  • Vol. IX Nr. 1

    Petra Sleeman Prenominal and postnominal reduced relative clauses: arguments against unitary analyses Abstract: These last years, several analyses have been proposed in which prenominal and postnominal reduced relatives are merged...

  • Vol. XVIII Nr. 1

    View contents Special issue: New Developments in Language Acquisition and Language Learning in a Romanian Context. Selected Papers from 2nd Bucharest Colloquium of Language Acquisition, 6-7 December 2013 Guest editors:...