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Interactions of particles, adjectival resultatives and benefactive double object constructions in Norwegian

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  04 December 2007

Mai Tungseth
Affiliation:
NORMS, Lunds Universitet, Språk- och Literaturcentrum, P.O. Box 201, SE-221 00 Lund, Sweden. E-mail: mai.tungseth@hum.uit.no
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Abstract

In this paper, I take a closer look at a set of observations concerning word order and co-occurrence restrictions on verb-particle constructions, benefactive double object constructions and resultative constructions in Norwegian. While a particle can co-occur with both a beneficiary DP and a resultative AP, beneficiary DPs and resultatives cannot co-occur at all. I give an analysis in terms of the system proposed in Ramchand (2006), where I argue that the co-occurrence restrictions follow from the syntactic structure assumed together with independent properties of adjectival resultative constructions and verb-particle constructions.

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Research Article
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2007 Cambridge University Press

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