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By Christina Tortora

ISBN-10: 0199945624

ISBN-13: 9780199945627

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ISBN-13: 9780199945641

This ebook provides and analyzes numerous positive factors of the morphosyntax of Borgomanerese, a Gallo-Italic dialect spoken within the city of Borgomanero, within the Piedmont area of Northern Italy. The research is very comparative, drawing at the literature on a variety of different Italian dialects and Romance languages (as good as English), to notify our figuring out of the Borgomanerese phenomena. Christina Tortora takes the various strange and understudied (and frequently novel) proof of Borgomanerese grammar as compelling grounds for revisiting and reformulating present analyses of syntactic phenomena in those different languages. The phenomena taken care of contain the syntax and semantics of the vulnerable locative in presentational sentences; the syntax of item clitics and argument prepositions; the syntax of topics and topic clitics; the syntax of interrogatives; clausal structure; and the connection among orthography and theoretical research. The crucial worth of this publication lies either within the wealthy description of the morphosyntactic phenomena of Borgomanerese, a lot of that have no longer been formerly said within the literature, and within the consequent novel analyses constructed, which give a contribution insights for different languages and dialects, and strengthen our figuring out of syntax and syntactic thought in general.

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