Multiple negative fragmentary answers

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JournalYork Papers In Linguistics (YPL2)
DatePublished - Mar 2011
Number of pages17
Pages (from-to)103-119
Original languageEnglish


This article shows that fragmentary negative concord answers in Japanese are derived by movement of the negative concord item to the specifier of C with a negative feature. Movement is driven by an uninterpretable feature on the negative concord item. Multiple fragmentary negative concord answers form a surprising constituent (Takano (2002).

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