WAYS OF RELATIVIZATION AND RELATIVIZED POSITIONS IN GUMUZ

  • Asfaw Amena

Abstract

This study analyzes ' ways of relativization and relativized positions in Gumuz. 'It follows the theory of . Government and Binding (GB) of Chomsky (1981,1982,1986)
and other recent developments.


It is argued that Gumuz uses the strategy called gapping (EC). This means that relativized positions are not filled by phonetically real NP's but indicated by an
empty category (EC) which is pro~ This is in the case of declarative clauses. In interrogative relatives where Whmovement is involved the EC is a Wh-trace (=variable).

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Published
1994-10-29
How to Cite
AMENA, Asfaw. WAYS OF RELATIVIZATION AND RELATIVIZED POSITIONS IN GUMUZ. Ethiopian Journal of Languages and Literature, [S.l.], v. 1, n. 4, p. 32 - 58, oct. 1994. Available at: <http://ejol.aau.edu.et/index.php/EJOLL/article/view/1018>. Date accessed: 28 sep. 2020.
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