Verbal projections in Basque and minimal structure
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Index:- 1. Towards a simplified theory of the base component: 1.1. Theoretical outline. 1.2. The base component: X-bar theory and the lexicon. 1.3. Basics of Basque grammar.- 2. The roots of nominalization in Basque: 2.1. A DP analysis of English NP-gerunds. 2.2. te in derived nominals. 2.3. Nominalized clauses headed by te. 2.4. Nominalized clauses as DP-s. 2.5. Some apparent clausal properties of nominalized DP-clauses. 2.6. Spanish nominal infinitives. 2.7. Final remarks.- 3. The so-called perfect participle morpheme in Basque and why it is not (always) perfect and why it is not (necessarily) participal: 3.1. The perfect morpheme in derived morphology. 3.2. Non-derivational uses of the perfect morpheme. 3.3. The perfect morpheme in predicative contexts. 3.4. On the so-called passive.- 4. The lexical nature of Basque participles: 4.1. Basque auxiliary verbs are main verbs. 4.2. Some inconsistencies in the aspect phrase hypothesis. 4.3. Aspect markers are lexical heads.- Glossary.- List of references.