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By Shigeru Miyagawa

Over the years, a tremendous strand of Miyagawa's examine has been to check how syntax, case marking, and argument constitution engage. specifically, Miyagawa's paintings addresses the character of the connection among syntax and argument constitution, and the way case marking and different phenomena aid to clarify this courting. during this selection of new and revised items, Miyagawa expands and develops new analyses for numeral quantifier stranding, ditransitive buildings, nominative/genitive alternation, "syntactic" research of lexical and syntactic causatives, and old switch within the accusative case marking from outdated eastern to fashionable jap. All of those analyses exhibit an intimate relation between case marking, argument constitution, and be aware order.

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