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This publication examines the syntax of eastern compared to different Asian languages in the Principles-and-Parameters framework. It grows out of a collaborative learn venture on comparative syntax pursued on the heart for Linguistics at Nanzan collage from 2008-2013, in collaboration with researchers at Tsing Hua (Hsinchu, Taiwan), Connecticut, EFL U. (Hyderabad, India), Siena, and Cambridge.

In ten chapters, the publication compares the syntax of jap to that of chinese language, Korean, Turkish, Hindi, and Malayalam, targeting ellipsis, flow, and Case. the 1st 3 chapters evaluate nominal constructions in jap and chinese language and account for the diversities among them. an incredible aspect of comparability in those chapters is the styles of N'-ellipsis the 2 languages show. the next chapters concentrate on ellipsis. One examines argument ellipsis in eastern, Turkish, and chinese language, and argues for its correlation with the absence of

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