publication . Other literature type . Part of book or chapter of book . 2019

Agreement across the board: Topic agreement in Ripano

Roberta D'Alessandro;
Open Access English
  • Published: 14 Nov 2019
  • Publisher: Zenodo
Abstract
Ripano, an Italo-Romance variety spoken in Ripatransone in central Italy, exhibits a<br> number of phenomena that are quite rare among the Romance languages. It shows<br> dedicated gender marking on the finite verb, unlike any other Romance language.<br> The same variety also exhibits adverbial and prepositional agreement. Furthermore,<br> whenever a topic is present in the clause it triggers agreement: finite verbs, non-<br> finite verbs (participles and gerunds), adverbs, and prepositions all show agreement<br> with the topic.<br> Topic-driven agreement, I argue, is the result of two co-occurring factors: 1. the<br> presence of an extra item, a φ-probe, in the...
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