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Title:The placement of enclitics in Bosnian, Croatian and Serbian
Authors:Rob OConnor
Comment:This article has been submitted to Journal of Linguistics.
Abstract:This paper proposes a prosodic account of alternating
'second position' enclitic placement in Bosnian, Croatian
and Serbian. In these languages enclitics are usually
described as following either a) the first syntactic
phrasal constituent in the clause, or b) the first
prosodic word (PRWD) in the clause. I propose that
enclitic placement is best characterized as a) attachment
to the first phonological phrase (PHONP) within the
intonational phrase (INTP), or b) attachment to the first
PRWD within INTP. In doing so I build upon the phrasal
affixation approach to cliticization of Anderson (1996,
Type:Paper/tech report
Area/Keywords:Phonology, Morphology, Syntax
Article:Version 1