Broad Subjects in Arabic


  •  Mansour Qazan Alotaibi    

Abstract

In contrast to the claim made in recent studies which proposes that the initial nominative NP in Arabic is not a left-dislocated topic but rather is a broad subject, this paper argues that Arabic has no Multiple Nominative Construction of the Japanese construction. The paper provides a number of arguments to support this position. It argues that the initial noun phrase is a left-dislocated topic, occupying A’-position.



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  • Issn(Print): 1925-4768
  • Issn(Onlne): 1925-4776
  • Started: 2011
  • Frequency: quarterly

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