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Mapping Spatial PPs specializes in a specific element of the interior syntax of prepositional words that has been fairly missed in earlier reviews: the fine-grained articulation in their constitution. With contributions from best students within the box, this quantity investigates such parts as path, place, axial half, deictic middle, absolute (ambiental) and relative view element, utilizing facts from Romance, Germanic, and African languages, with references to different language households. Mapping Spatial PPs demonstrates that the interior constitution of prepositional words is richer than formerly famous

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Van den Berg, René. 1997. Spatial Deixis in Muna (Sulawesi). In G. , Referring to Space: Studies in Austronesian and Papuan Languages, 197–220. New York: Oxford University Press. van der Zee, Emile, and Jon Slack, eds. 2003. Representing Direction in Language and Space. New York: Oxford University Press. van Staden, Miriam. 2007. Grounding Objects in Space and Place: Locative Constructions in Tidore. In F. K. Ameka and S. C. , The Typology and Semantics of INTRODUCTION Locative Predicates: Posturals, Positionals, and Other Beasts, 955–82.

Head movement is strictly local5 c. Head movement extends the domain of movement and turns the Spec position of the landing site into a locally accessible Spec6 1. 1. The problem Dutch superficially has prepositions, postpositions, circumpositions (which are made up of a preposition and a postposition or a postpositional element), and particles: (2) a. op de tafel on the table b. de berg op the mountain on ‘onto/up the mountain’ preposition postposition 28 MAPPING SPATIAL PPS c. op iemand af komen on someone from come ‘come toward someone’ d.

17 Pied-piping is forced. Finally, this representation provides room to express the surely nonaccidental homophony of r-pronouns and locative pronouns. R-pronouns are in Spec, Place, where they are licensed. 5 In sum, then: (17) a. b. c. d. Only inaminate r- pronouns are morphologically specified for Place. DPs do not encode Place, locative Ps do. Place is strong (require an element marked for Place in its Spec). either: r-pronouns are attracted to Spec, PlaceP, or: (loc) PP is attracted to Spec, Place.

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