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Amy Rose Deal (2005). Pro-drop, topic-drop, and the functional lexicon.

URL: http://people.umass.edu/amyrose/Deal_thesis_final.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3378&langcode=ita (2020-08-08).


Example #1:

    (36)a. Il bel   tempo involgia ___ a restare                           (Rizzi 1986)
    the good weather induces ___ to stay
    `The good weather induces one to stay'
Example #2:

    b. *Alla fine della vacanza il bel tempo ha invogliatio ___ a restare
    at.the end of.the vacation the good weather has induced        ___ to stay
    `At the end of the vacation the good weather induced one to stay'
Example #3:

    (39)a. Dove va?                                          (Rizzi 1994)
    where go-3sg
    `Where is he going?'
Example #4:

    b. so       che cosa hai        detto
    know-1sg what thing have-2sg said
    `I know what you said'
Example #5:

    (47) * Chi di voi sapete    la risposta?
    who of you know-2PL the answer
    `Who among you know the answer?'
Example #6:

    (63)   Certe innovazioni tecniche rendono [pro pi?efficienti] (Rizzi 1986: 518)
    certain innovations technical render       more efficient
    `Certain technical innovations make (people) more efficient'