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Clause boundaries in Old Hittite relative sentences

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Hittite relative sentences typically take the form 'CONJUNCTION whichever slaves have run awat, CONJUNCTION those we shall recover'. The first part ('CONJ...away') is known as the relative clause and the second ('CONJ...recover') as the resumptive clause. However, neither part is always introduced by a conjunction, and there is not always an explicit resumption ('those'). This paper argues that in Old Hittite, and with exceptions under two well-defined conditions, the resumption and the conju...

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University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
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Blackwell Publishing Publisher's website
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Transactions of the Philological Society Journal website
Volume:
104
Issue:
1
Pages:
17-83
Publication date:
2006-04-01
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1467-968X
ISSN:
0079-1636
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English
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ora:4385
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2010-11-05

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