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By Christina Tortora

This e-book offers and analyzes quite a few good points of the morphosyntax of Borgomanerese, a Gallo-Italic dialect spoken within the city of Borgomanero, within the Piedmont area of Northern Italy. The learn is very comparative, drawing at the literature on a number of different Italian dialects and Romance languages (as good as English), to notify our figuring out of the Borgomanerese phenomena. Christina Tortora takes the various strange and understudied (and usually novel) evidence of Borgomanerese grammar as compelling grounds for revisiting and reformulating present analyses of syntactic phenomena in those different languages. The phenomena handled contain the syntax and semantics of the susceptible locative in presentational sentences; the syntax of item clitics and argument prepositions; the syntax of topics and topic clitics; the syntax of interrogatives; clausal structure; and the connection among orthography and theoretical research. The vital worth of this booklet lies either within the wealthy description of the morphosyntactic phenomena of Borgomanerese, lots of that have now not been formerly mentioned within the literature, and within the consequent novel analyses built, which give a contribution insights for different languages and dialects, and increase our realizing of syntax and syntactic concept in general.

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