Topicalization in Berber: a typological perspective

Abstract : This article addresses the phenomenon of topicalization from a typological perspective, both at the level of the Berber phylum and at the cross-linguistic level. It aims at providing Berber's principal linguistic properties and mechanisms of topicalization in comparison with cross-linguistic accounts so as to better understand the connection between syntax and information structure, which in Berber is subject to variation and to a complex interplay with prosody.
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Mena B. Lafkioui. Topicalization in Berber: a typological perspective. STUF, Akademie Verlag, 2014, 67 (1), pp.97-112. ⟨hal-01111657⟩

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