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(p. xv) List of Abbreviations and Symbols

(p. xv) List of Abbreviations and Symbols

A

adjective

ABC

Agree-Based Construal

ABS

absolutive

Acc

accusative

ACD

Antecedent-Contained Deletion

AFL

abstract families of languages

Agr

Agree

AP

articulatory-perceptual

AP

adjective phrase

ASP

attention span parameter

Asp

Aspect

ATB

across the board

Aux

auxiliary

BCC

Borer-Chomsky Conjecture

BPS

bare phrase structure

BS

base set

C

complementizer

CBC

Chain-Based Construal

CBT

canonical binding theory

CCL

Constraint on Chain Links

CDE

Condition on Domain Exclusivity

CED

Condition on Extraction Domains

CHL

computational system for human language

CI or C-I

conceptual-intentional

CMG

conflated minimalist grammars

CNP

conjunctive participle particle

CNPC

complex NP constraint

COMP

complement

COSH

Constraint on Sharing

CP

complementizer phrase

CP

compounding parameter

D

determiner

dative

DbP

Derivation by Phase

Dem

demonstrative

DO

direct object

DP

determiner phrase

DS

deep structure, D-Structure

ECM

Exceptional Case Marking

ECP

Empty Category Principle

EF

edge feature

EGKK

A Derivational Approach to Syntactic Relations (Epstein et al. 1998)

EM

External Merge

EPP

Extended Projection Principle

ERG

ergative

EST

Extended Standard Theory

F

feature

FI

full interpretation

FL

language faculty

FLB

Faculty of Language—Broad Sense

FLN

Faculty of Language—Narrow Sense

FOC

focus

FOFC

Final-over-Final Constraint

FP

F Parameter

FSA

Finite State Automaton

FUT

future

GB

Government and Binding Theory

Gen

genitive

GEN

gender

GPSG

Generalized Phrase Structure Grammar

H

head

HAB

habitual

HC

Head Constraint

HFL

human faculty of language

HMC

Head Movement Constraint

HPSG

Head-Driven Phrase Structure Grammar

I

inflection

IC

Immediate Constituent (analysis)

IC

Interface Condition

iff

if and only if

IM

Internal Merge

INFL

inflection

causing projection

INSTR

instrumental

IO

indirect object

IP

inflection phrase

IRR

irrealis

L

language

L2

second language

LA

lexical array

LCA

Linear Correspondence Axiom

Lex

lexicon

LF

logical form

LI

lexical item

LOT

language of thought

LRC

Last Resort Condition

MD

movement-driven

MG

minimalist grammar

MLC

Minimal Link Condition

Mod

modifier

MP

minimalist program

MSO

Multiple Spell-Out

MSP

Minimal Structure Principle

MWF

multiple w/2-fronting

N

noun

NCI

negative-concord items

Nom

nominative

NP

noun phrase

NS

narrow syntax

NSP

null subject parameter

NSR

nuclear stress rule

NTC

Non-Tampering Condition

Num

number

O

object

OT

Optimality Theory

P

preposition

P&P

Principles and Parameters (Theory)

PCMG

phase-based conflated minimalist grammar

PD

Push Down

PDA

Push Down Automaton

PDbP

phonological derivation by phase

PDH

Procedural Deficit Hypothesis

PF

phonetic form

phase-head-complement

PHON

phonological component

PIC

Phase Impenetrability Condition

PL

plural

PL

pair list

PLD

primary linguistic data

PM

phrase marker

PMG

phase-based minimalist grammar

PP

prepositional phrase

PRO

phonetically null argument

ProcP

process projection

PSG

phrase structure grammar

QR

quantifier raising

Quant

quantifier

ResP

result projection

RM

Relativized Minimality

RMG

relativized minimalist grammar

RNR

right node raising

S0

initial state

SC

Serbo-Croatian

SEM

semantic component

SF

semantic structure

SG

singular

SHA

Spec-Head agreement

SLI

specific language impairment

SLQZ

San Lucas Quiavini Zapotec

SM

sensorimotor

SMC

Shortest Move Constraint

SMT

Strong Minimalist Thesis

SO

syntactic object

Spec

specifier

SS, S-Structure

surface structure

SSOs

scope-shifting operations

SUT

Strong Uniformity Thesis

SYN

Syntax

T

tense

TD

target-driven

TOP

topic

TP

tense phrase

TPM

A theory of phrase markers and the extended base (Chametzky 1996)

universal grammar

UTAH

Uniformity of Theta Assignment Hypothesis

v

‘little v’

V

verb

V2

verb second

VCN

(virtual) conceptual necessity

VP

verb phrase

XP

phrasal category

unacceptable

π

the sound of the linguistic expression

λ

the ‘meaning’ of the linguistic expression