• Head Movement in Bantu DPs 

    Carstens, Vicki (2010-10)
    Carstens argues against the approach of Cinque (2005) to deriving facts of adjunct order related to Greenberg's Universal 20, based on Shona data. Some implications are that head-movement exists in grammar and has syntactic ...
  • Properties of Subjects in Bantu Languages 

    Carstens, Vicki; Diercks, Michael; López, Luis, 1965-; Mletshe, Loyiso Kevin; Ndayiragije, Juvenal; Sikuku, Justine (2010-12)
    This handout discusses how subject words function in various Bantu languages. Bantu languages are pro-drop, hence null subject languages (NSLs). Our initial findings are that preverbal subjects can, in fact, be non-specific ...