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The Oxford Guide to the Romance Languages$
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Adam Ledgeway and Martin Maiden

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780199677108

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: August 2016

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677108.001.0001

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Italian, Tuscan, and Corsican

Italian, Tuscan, and Corsican

(p.206) Chapter 14 Italian, Tuscan, and Corsican
The Oxford Guide to the Romance Languages

Adam Ledgeway

Oxford University Press

After a brief outline of the principal episodes in the external history, the chapter surveys the principal aspects of phonology, morphology and syntax of Italian, the dialects of Tuscany, and the dialects of Corsica. Topics dealt with include: tonic vowels; atonic vowels; consonants and weakening; syllable structure and phonotactics; stress; raddoppiamento fonosintattico; morphology of nominal group (nouns and adjectives; determiners and quantifiers; pronouns) and of verbal group (verb roots, inflection), syntax of nominal group (determiners, pronouns, adjectives), verbal group (tenses, aspect, mood, voice), and of clause (sentence organization; agreement).

Keywords:   Italian, Tuscan, Corsican, phonology, morphology, syntax

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