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Relative clauses in Xong (Miao-Yao)

Sposato, Adam


This paper provides an overview of relative clause constructions in Xong (Miao-Yao). Xong features an unusual number of distinct relative clause types, including some that obligatorily precede their head noun, others that obligatorily follow it, and still others that occur in either position. They occur with zero, one, or two relative clause markers. These formal variations are often accompanied by varying restrictions on possible roles of the head noun. Typologically rare aspects of Xong...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012-07-01
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of the Southeast Asian Linguistics Society (JSEALS) 5 (2012): 49-66


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