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Interaction of negation with tense, modality and information structure in Standard Arabic

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Nasser Al-Horais

Qassim University, KSA
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Abstract

The aim of this paper is to consider the interaction of tense, mood and focus with negation in Standard Arabic. This interaction can be observed via marking the tense and mood of the sentence, or via selecting a particular type of tense, or being associated with Information Structure. Building on this fact, the current paper provides a unified analysis, in which negation in Arabic can be accounted for without a NegP projection.
DOI: http://doi.org/10.5334/jpl.78
How to Cite: Al-Horais, N. (2013). Interaction of negation with tense, modality and information structure in Standard Arabic. Journal of Portuguese Linguistics, 12(1), 83–103. DOI: http://doi.org/10.5334/jpl.78
Published on 30 Jun 2013.
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