Susi Wurmbrand

List of John Benjamins publications for which Susi Wurmbrand plays a role.


Standard Arabic licenses raising structures with three types of verbs known collectively as verbs of appropinquation. Raising structures with these verbs are unique in that they permit different subject positions and an agreement pattern that is not found otherwise in the language. Matching the… read more
Wurmbrand, Susi 2014 The Merge Condition: A syntactic approach to selectionMinimalism and Beyond: Radicalizing the interfaces, Kosta, Peter, Steven L. Franks, Teodora Radeva-Bork and Lilia Schürcks (eds.), pp. 130–166 | Article
This paper proposes that morphological selection and subcategorization are derived from conditions on Merge, specifically the claim that Merge is only possible when it leads to feature valuation, which I argue takes place under Reverse Agree. The Merge Condition, together with a Reverse Agree… read more
Wurmbrand, Susi 2004 West Germanic verb clusters: The empirical domainVerb Clusters: A study of Hungarian, German and Dutch, Kiss, Katalin É. and Henk van Riemsdijk (eds.), pp. 43–85 | Article