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  • Nasalization in Northern Pame 

    Berthiaume, Scott (University of Kansas. Linguisitcs Graduate Student Association, 2000)
    Northern Pame nasal stops manifest a [-nasal] secondary feature (i.e. prestopping and poststopping) in the environment of an oral vowel. Specifically, nasal stops following an oral vowel have two phases, an oral closure ...
  • WU-Type Construction in Karaja 

    Maia, Marcus (University of Kansas. Linguisitcs Graduate Student Association, 2000)
    This paper studies the left periphery of the clause in Karaja, a Macro-Je stock language spoken by about 3,000 people on and around the Bananal Island in Central Brazil. We analyze interrogative constructions of the Wh and ...
  • Mixed Origins of Santiagueño Quechua Syntax 

    Lorenzino, Gerardo Augusto (University of Kansas. Linguisitcs Graduate Student Association, 2000)
    Long-term contact of Santiagueño Quechua speakers with the majority Spanish-speaking population has modified their linguistic repertoire. Language mixing on all linguistic levels, variable loss of competence in Quechua and ...
  • Forms Of Address In The Popular Press: A Comparison of Spain, Mexico and the United States 

    Callahan, Laura (University of Kansas. Linguisitcs Graduate Student Association, 2000-01-01)
    Address pronouns and their semantic implications have been the subject of numerous studies since Brown and Gilman (1960). Forms of address reflect relationships of asymmetry and symmetry, and advertisers' practices in ...
  • Complementizer Drop And IP Complementation in Japanese 

    Fukuda, Minoru (University of Kansas. Linguisitcs Graduate Student Association, 2000-01-01)
    The main purpose of the present paper is to provide a principled account for a phenomenon called "Complementizer Drop" in the dialects of Japanese and its related phenomena in teens of the head-raising approach without ...
  • Minimal CP And The Adverb Effect 

    Sobin, Nicholas (University of Kansas. Linguisitcs Graduate Student Association, 2000-01-01)
    New observations about a variety of adverb effects, with both positive and negative effects on acceptability, suggest that adverbs link to and “parentheticalize" a complementizer. This proposal along with a further proposal ...
  • The Interaction of Stress, syllable Structure, and Gemination in Jordanian Arabic (JA) 

    Al-Tamari, Emad (University of Kansas. Linguisitcs Graduate Student Association, 2000-01-01)
    The purpose of this study is to show that certain cases of heteromorphemic gemination can be better explained through showing their relatedness to syllable structure and stress (cf. McCarthy (1979) and (1986)). The data ...
  • Atypical Stative Sentences In Japanese And English 

    Baika, Tadashi (University of Kansas. Linguisitcs Graduate Student Association, 2000-01-01)
    Stative predicates normally mark objects in the nominative in Japanese and are non-passivizable in English. However, under some conditions, Japanese uses accusative marking and English allows passivization. Fujimura 1989 ...