• A functional profile of Left Dislocation in Biblical Hebrew 

      Westbury, Josh (Stellenbosch University, Department of General Linguistics, 2016)
      The primary aim of this paper is to provide a functional profile of verbal Left Dislocation (=LD) constructions in the Torah and Former Prophets (Genesis–2Kings). As a precursor, however, an abbreviated syntactico-semantic ...
    • Left Dislocation in Arabic : the complexity of form and meaning 

      Andrason, Alexander (Stellenbosch University, Department of General Linguistics, 2016)
      This paper studies the complexity of L(eft) D(islocation). It demonstrates that the function that is crosslinguistically associated with LD is conveyed in Arabic by a set of LD constructions. In the analyzed corpus, these ...
    • On establishing co-reference in left dislocation constructions 

      Oosthuizen, Johan (Stellenbosch University, Department of General Linguistics, 2016)
      The phenomenon of left dislocation (LD) has received relatively little attention in the generative literature. In Government & Binding theory and early versions of Minimalist Syntax, the left-dislocated expression is ...