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Obligatory nonlocal binding: An exclusively long distance anaphor in Yag Dii

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Grammatical dependencies, including anaphoric binding relations, are generally assumed not to ignore local relations and refer only to nonlocal relations. Ya¸g Dii (Niger-Congo/Adamawa-Ubangi, Cameroon) provides counterevidence to this otherwise well established generalisation. Ya¸g Dii has a complicated pronominal system, originally described by Bohnhoff (1986, 2010), with pronominal forms whose distribution is determined by the nature of their antecedent, their grammatical function, and the...

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In press
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Peer reviewed
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Accepted Manuscript

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10.1007/s11049-015-9282-z

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University of Oxford
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Oxford, HUM, Ling Philology and Phonetics Fac
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Dalrymple, M
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Springer Netherlands Publisher's website
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Natural Language and Linguistic Theory Journal website
Publication date:
2015-01-01
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1573-0859
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0167-806X
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uuid:72bc0cfe-15fa-4fbc-975e-cdc7be933efa
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571881
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pubs:571881

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