Impersonal null-subjects in Icelandic and elsewhere

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Abstract

We study the properties of impersonal null-subjects, in particular in Icelandic, exploring the idea that such elements are constructed in syntax (rather than being lexical pronouns deleted in PF). In addition, we discuss the cross-linguistic distribution of impersonal null-subjects.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)158-185
JournalStudia Linguistica
Volume63
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009

Subject classification (UKÄ)

  • Languages and Literature

Keywords

  • impersonal subjects
  • Icelandic
  • pro
  • Swedish

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