By Beatriz Fernandez,Ricardo Etxepare

Variation in Datives collects new learn at the nature of syntactic micro-variation in datives. The papers during this quantity study various features of inner edition in dative marking, corresponding to contract and case alternations, distribution of adpositional buildings and dative case-marking, the various structural positions of dative arguments and their semantic contribution, and styles of syncretism within the clitic and/or contract procedure. curiosity in those themes has grown considerably some time past two decades. Variation in Datives makes an important contribution to our knowing of language edition, because it provides the micro-comparative standpoint to the overall dialogue and comprises 10 new articles on quite a lot of ecu languages, together with Greek, Basque, Icelandic, and Serbo-Croatian.

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