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By Christina Tortora

This e-book provides and analyzes numerous positive factors of the morphosyntax of Borgomanerese, a Gallo-Italic dialect spoken within the city of Borgomanero, within the Piedmont sector of Northern Italy. The research is very comparative, drawing at the literature on various different Italian dialects and Romance languages (as good as English), to notify our figuring out of the Borgomanerese phenomena. Christina Tortora takes the various strange and understudied (and usually novel) proof of Borgomanerese grammar as compelling grounds for revisiting and reformulating present analyses of syntactic phenomena in those different languages. The phenomena taken care of comprise the syntax and semantics of the susceptible locative in presentational sentences; the syntax of item clitics and argument prepositions; the syntax of matters and topic clitics; the syntax of interrogatives; clausal structure; and the connection among orthography and theoretical research. The critical price of this booklet lies either within the wealthy description of the morphosyntactic phenomena of Borgomanerese, lots of that have now not been formerly stated within the literature, and within the consequent novel analyses built, which give a contribution insights for different languages and dialects, and strengthen our knowing of syntax and syntactic idea in general.

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