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Maria Luisa Zubizarreta (2001). The constraint on preverbal subjects in Romance interrogatives.

URL: http://www-rcf.usc.edu/~zubizarr/MLZ.Papers%20&%20Chapters/INV.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3337&langcode=spa (2020-08-10).


Example #1:

    (10)    a. A sui propio hijo, ningún padrei loi quiere castigar
    acc. his own child no father      acc.cl. wants to punish
    'No father wants to punish his own child'
Example #2:

    b. ?*A sui propio hijo no loi quiere castigar       ningún padrei
    acc. his own child not acc. cl. wants to punish no father
    'No father wants to punish his own child'
Example #3:

    b. A sui hijo, no debi?aceptar ninguna madrei que se            lo regañe
    acc. his son, not should have accepted any mother that indef. subj.cl. acc.cl. scold
    'No mother should have accepted that someone scold his son'