On the order of
objects in Icelandic double object constructions.
In: UCL Working Papers in
Linguistics 16 (2004): 85-108.
paper deals with the order of objects in double object constructions in
Icelandic. It reports on an experimental study which was conducted to
acceptability of the unmarked and inverted word orders. The study
the inverted object order (direct object precedes indirect object) is
not as acceptable as has often been claimed in the previous literature.
paper looks at some of the factors the alternation is sensitive to and
first constraint-based analysis. Moreover, a brief comparison between
and its cousin German is offered.
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