Browsing by Author "Vigo, Eugenio M."

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  • Alsina, Àlex (CSLI Publications, 2017)
    The goal of this paper is to describe verbal agreement in languages like Icelandic in which the finite verb agrees with the nominative SUBJ, if there is one; otherwise, it agrees with a nominative OBJ; otherwise, it shows ...
  • Vigo, Eugenio M. (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2016-10-03)
    In this thesis I propose an explanation for the facts of copular inversion in Spanish, Catalan, and other Romance languages, as well as in German. Copular inversion is a phenomenon found in some languages, in which, at ...
  • Alsina, Àlex; Vigo, Eugenio M. (CSLI Publications, 2014)
    In this paper we analyze the phenomenon of copular inversion (CI) in Catalan, which consists in the copula not agreeing with its subject but with its complement. We claim this is due to the idea that in CI-languages verbs ...
  • Alsina, Àlex (CSLI Publications, 2017)
    The goal of this paper is to explain verbal agreement in Plains Cree (Algonquian), in which verb forms always agree with the most prominent argument with respect to person and other referential features, but adopt either ...