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Writings on Endangered Languages

Selected publications focussing on endangered languages (mainly Scottish Gaelic and Kiowa)

Harbour, D, Watkins, L and Adger, D (2012) “Information structure, discourse structure, and noun phrase position in Kiowa”. International Journal of American Linguistics. 78.1. 97-126.

Adger, D (2011) “Clefted Situations: a note on expletives in Scottish Gaelic clefts” in A. Carnie (ed) Formal Approaches to Celtic Linguistics, Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 3-15.

Adger, D (2011) “Bare Resumptives” in Rouveret, A (ed) Resumptives at the Interfaces, Amsterdam: John Benjamins. 343-366.

Adger, D (2010) “Gaelic Morphology” in M. Watson and M. Macleod (eds) The Edinburgh Companion to the Gaelic Language, Edinburgh University Press, 283-303.

Adger, D (2010) “Gaelic Syntax” in M. Watson and M. Macleod (eds) The Edinburgh Companion to the Gaelic Language, Edinburgh University Press, 304-351.

Adger, D, Harbour, D and Watkins, L. (2009) Mirrors and Microparameters: Phrase Structure beyond Free Word Order. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge. (200pp)

Adger, D. 2007 “Stress and Phasal Syntax”, Linguistic Analysis 33:238-266.

Adger, D. 2007. “Pronouns postpose at PF” Linguistic Inquiry 38:343-349.

Adger, D. 2007 “Three domains of finiteness: a minimalist perspective” in I. Nikolaeva (ed) Finiteness: theoretical and empirical foundations. Oxford: Oxford University Press 23-58.

Adger, D. and Ramchand, G. 2007 “Psych nouns and the structure of predication” in A-R. Deal et al (eds) Proceedings of NELS 36. GLSA, UMass, Amherst.

Adger D. and Harbour, D., 2007 “The Syntax and Syncretisms of the Person Case Constraint”, Syntax 10:2-37

Adger, D. and Ramchand, G. 2006. “Dialect variation in Gaelic relative clauses” in W. McLeod (ed) Rannsachadh na Gàidhlig. Dunedin Academic Press. 1-15.

Adger, D. and Ramchand, G. 2005 “Merge vs Move: wh-dependencies revisited” Linguistic Inquiry, 36.2, 161-193.

Adger, D. 2005 “Fracturing the Adjective: evidence from Gaelic comparatives” in D. Harbour (ed) QMUL Occasional Papers in Linguistics. No 4. QMUL, London.

Adger, D. & Ramchand, G. 2003 “Predication and Equation“ Linguistic Inquiry, 34.3, 325-359.

Adger, D. and Ramchand, G. 2002 “Phases and Interpretability” in Megerdoomain, K. and Bar-el, L.A (eds) Proceedings of WCCFL 20, Cascadilla Press, Somerville, 1-14.

Adger, D. 2000 “Feature Checking under Adjacency and VSO Clause Structure” in R. Borsley, (ed) The Nature and Function of Syntactic Categories, Academic Press, New York. 79 -100.

Adger, D. 1997 “VSO and Weak Pronouns in Celtic” Canadian Journal of Linguistics, 42.1 9-31.

Adger, D. 1996 “Aspect, Agreement and Measure Phrases in Scottish Gaelic” in R. Borsley and I. Roberts (eds) The Syntax of the Celtic Languages, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 200-222.

Adger, D. 1988 “Split Transitivity, Agreement and Unification in Eastern Pomo” DAI. Discussion Paper 69, Department of Artificial Intelligence, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh.




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