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Justin Michael Fitzpatrick (2006). The Syntactic and Semantic Roots of Floating Quantification.

URL: http://web.mit.edu/jfitzpat/www/Fitzpatrick-DissMIT06.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3835&langcode=ita (2020-08-08).


Example #1:

    (5)      a.   Furono arrestati molti studenti.
    were arrested many students
    `Many students were arrested.'
Example #2:

    (6)      a.   Arrivano molti studenti.
    arrive   many students
    `Many students are arriving.'
Example #3:

    b.   Ne      arrivano molti.
    of-them arrive many
    `Many of them are arriving.'                                            (Unaccus
Example #4:

    (7)      a.   Telefonano molti studenti.
    call       many students
    `Many students are calling.'
Example #5:

    b. *Ne      telefonano molti.
    of-them telephone many
    Intended: `Many of them are calling.'                                       (Une