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Publication - Professor Mair Parry

    L'oggetto preposizionale nel ligure medievale

    Citation

    Parry, M, 2003, ‘L'oggetto preposizionale nel ligure medievale’. Verbum, vol 5 (1)., pp. 113 - 126

    Abstract

    Prepositional objects are not usually associated with Northern Italian dialects, but a detailed analysis of medieval Ligurian texts reveals a number of examples that cannot be interpreted as datives. The data are consistent with the initial stage of the phenomenon in other Romance areas and the discussion highlights the complex origin of differential object marking.

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