Non-Canonical Subjects
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Abstract

Non-canonical subjects are those constituents that show some grammatical properties of subjects in the nominative, but are encoded in other morphological cases (genitive, dative, or, more rarely, accusative) or, less frequently, by means of a prepositional phrase. Non-canonical subjects are documented both in personal and impersonal constructions. This a…

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Luz Conti, “Non-Canonical Subjects”, in: Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics, Managing Editors Online Edition: First Last. Consulted online on 24 June 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-448X_eagll_COM_00000252>
First published online: 2013



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