Author X's" text in LC stands out: the ratio of enclitics
is too high for Ford, 121.
In some dialects of Imperia, Liguria, imperative phrases consisting of a verb plus enclitic
pronoun(s) can be pronounced with stress in various positions: on the verb, or on the penultimate or final syllable of the phrase.
In these dialects, possessive constructions with kinship terms (and a few other nouns, such as casa) are also unique, since the possessive is enclitic
to the noun and the definite article does not appear.
Of importance throughout the paper is the grammatical coding of SAP arguments, which are indicated by second position pronominal enclitics
that follow the first word of the clause.
153) allows for the possibility of post-tonic stress in enclitics
, as in
The imperative forms in (55) show that enclitics
never count towards satisfying the bisyllabic minimality requirement (Myers 1995: 87-88):
The brief text ends with the song-word vocable o, rhyming with the Purposive enclitic
-no, which ends the previous line.
37) With this information, one interpretation of "Dead from the waist down" would be that once they are regressively assimilated, the enclitics
lose any forward grammatical force and are in a sense "dead.
Recognizing the incongruity (45), Momma wisely eliminates the distinction between proclitics and enclitics
in her reinterpretation of Kuhn's laws--as do most of Kuhn's interpreters, in practice if not explicitly, a point duly noted (46 n.
Such change of accent in enclitics
, he remarks, results in removal of formal coincidence (48, p.
One wishes that the contributors had made more effort to furnish examples where the text of the Avesta can be substantially improved (with previously unrecognized linguistic forms and/ or meaning, rather than merely dots separating enclitics
There are alphabetized sections on word stems, postbases, word endings of verbs and nouns, and enclitics
, which precede 31 appendices covering, inter alia, such topics as inflection, roots and stems, kinship terms, ice and snow terms, time, location, counting, and names.