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By Melita Stavrou (ed.), Arhonto Terzi (ed.)

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This selection of unique study makes a speciality of numerous lesser studied elements of Greek syntax. The articles mix a valid empirical assurance inside present advancements of generative idea and canopy a large spectrum of parts. The syntax of sentential constitution is handled by means of articles, one is an in depth research of the distribution of target and beneficiary dative DPs in Greek (and cross-linguistically) and the opposite addresses the relation agree in small clauses (and among adjectives and nouns). articles learn the purchase of the left outer edge and of eventivity and one specializes in the historic evolution of participles in Greek, out of which gerunds emerged. The syntax and semantics of wh-clauses in DP positions and of the non-volitional verb θelo are the point of interest of 2 articles located within the syntax–semantics interface. The DP area is approached by means of theoretical articles, one on a Greek possessive adjective and one other on determiner heads. the ultimate contribution experiences the purchase of the Greek certain article.

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11) Iða (to) ti ejine. ’ (12) Apo *(to) oti θimoses. . 2sg ‘From that you got angry. . ’   Phoevos Panagiotidis It is not the case that in (11) and (12) above the D to c-commands any nominal constituents that could move to it via either head movement or feature movement: the absence of a noun does not prevent D from being present and apparently selecting a CP. Nevertheless, both D+CP elements function as arguments and, as mentioned, a Determiner is obligatory in cases like (12), when the D+CP element is the argument of a preposition.

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