Oblique arguments raised

Variant title
Posun nestrukturních argumentů
Source document: Linguistica Brunensia. 2016, vol. 64, iss. 1, pp. 131-142
  • ISSN
    1803-7410 (print)
    2336-4440 (online)
Type: Article
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In this article, we offer support for two claims and one observation. The claims are the following: first, there are EA (external arguments) of different types and these are introduced by different heads. This claim has been made originally for on Salish languages, but it has been adapted to other languages as well. Second, we see the auxiliary HAVE as a (particular) spell out of auxiliary BE. This move, again, is not unique and it has been proposed for various languages before. Simply put, HAVE is seen as a spell out of the auxiliary BE and certain functional heads. The observation we add is a simple observation that not all Datives in Czech are of the same origin. In particular, we look at the DAT that are introduced as Recipients: only these can be turned into GET-passives (as noted in the literature before).
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