Prefix stacking, syncretism and the syntactic hierarchy
Bartosz Wiland
August 2011

The paper argues for the overspecification approach to syncretism in the domain of Polish super-lexical prefixes and shows how the subset-superset relation that regulates the lexical insertion into non-terminal nodes in syntax allows us to explain why only certain instances of multiple prefixation are attested.
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Reference: lingbuzz/001275
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Published in: M. Zikova & M. Docekal (eds.), Slavic Languages in Formal Grammar. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, (2012), pp. 307-324.
keywords: nanosyntax, slavic prefixes, syncretism, phrasal spell-out, polish, morphology, syntax
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