Focus Association and the Scope of Superlative -est

  • Barbara Tomaszewicz
  • Roumyana Pancheva

Abstract

We offer evidence from Bulgarian that when the superlative quantifier -est undergoes QR from a DP into the clause, it obligatorily associates with focus, whereas when -est QRs internally to the superlative DP, it may but does not have to associate with focus.
How to Cite
Tomaszewicz, B., & Pancheva, R. (1). Focus Association and the Scope of Superlative -est. Proceedings of Sinn Und Bedeutung, 20, 748-760. Retrieved from https://ojs.ub.uni-konstanz.de/sub/index.php/sub/article/view/293