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Persian object cliticalization

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Source written material
Author/Creator/Speaker(s) Pollet Samvelian, Jesse tsenge
Editor/Recorded by/Broadcaster Atena Mahmoodan
Title Persian object clitics and the syntax-morphology interface
Original language Persian
Date/Place 3.29.2012 NTNU
Volume/Pages 6
Type article

In this paper we focus on the use of pronominal clitics to realize the object of a verb, as in (2c), where
the enclitic -aš attaches to the verb did after the inflectional suffix -am encoding the syntactically optional
subject. In formal language, clitic objects and independent syntactic objects are in complementary
distribution, but clitic doubling is frequent in colloquial registers