AAAI Publications, Twenty-Fourth International FLAIRS Conference

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Agreement Asymmetries in Arabic from a Categorical Perspective
Ismaïl Biskri, Adel Jebali

Last modified: 2011-03-20

Abstract


Agreement asymmetries are the most debated issue in Arabic linguistics. Even though the facts suggest a unified treatment based on the properties of agreement, most of the researchers in this field don’t take into account the essential difference between grammatical agreement and anaphoric agreement. We do propose such a distinction to explain these asymmetries and we propose an analysis that we implement in the ACCG framework.

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