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In a number of Belgian Dutch dialects fragment answers can display negative concord, cf. (1B). The two negative elements 'niemand' (‘no-one’) and 'nie' (‘not’) express a single negative meaning. (1) A: Wie eit’em gezien? – B: Niemand nie. who has.he seen no-one not ‘Who has he seen?’ ‘No-one.’ [Asse Dutch] I analyze (1B) as in Merchant (2004): the negative fragment answer involves movement of the fragment to the specifier of a clause-peripheral functional node and subsequent ellipsis of TP. This implies that the string 'niemand nie' (‘no-one not’) forms a single constituent. I extend this analysis to another phenomenon called negative spread (den Besten 1986, Giannakidou 2000, 2002).
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fragments, ellipsis, negation

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Aelbrecht, Lobke. 2007. “Ellipsis in Negative Fragment Answers.” In International Journal of Basque Linguistics and Philosophy. Ghent, Belgium: Ghent University, Department of Linguistics.
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Aelbrecht, L. (2007). Ellipsis in negative fragment answers. International journal of Basque linguistics and philosophy. Presented at the Bilbao-Deusto Student Conference in Linguistics (BIDE - 2006), Ghent, Belgium: Ghent University, Department of Linguistics.
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Aelbrecht L. Ellipsis in negative fragment answers. International journal of Basque linguistics and philosophy. Ghent, Belgium: Ghent University, Department of Linguistics; 2007.
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Aelbrecht, Lobke. “Ellipsis in Negative Fragment Answers.” International Journal of Basque Linguistics and Philosophy. Ghent, Belgium: Ghent University, Department of Linguistics, 2007. Print.
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  abstract     = {In a number of Belgian Dutch dialects fragment answers can display negative concord, cf. (1B). The two negative elements 'niemand' ({\textquoteleft}no-one{\textquoteright}) and 'nie' ({\textquoteleft}not{\textquoteright}) express a single negative meaning. (1) A: Wie eit{\textquoteright}em gezien? -- B: Niemand nie. who has.he seen            no-one not        {\textquoteleft}Who has he seen?{\textquoteright} {\textquoteleft}No-one.{\textquoteright} [Asse Dutch] I analyze (1B) as in Merchant (2004): the negative fragment answer involves movement of the fragment to the specifier of a clause-peripheral functional node and subsequent ellipsis of TP. This implies that the string 'niemand nie' ({\textquoteleft}no-one not{\textquoteright}) forms a single constituent. I extend this analysis to another phenomenon called negative spread (den Besten 1986, Giannakidou 2000, 2002).},
  author       = {Aelbrecht, Lobke},
  booktitle    = {International journal of Basque linguistics and philosophy},
  keyword      = {fragments,ellipsis,negation},
  language     = {eng},
  location     = {Bilbao, Spain},
  pages        = {14},
  publisher    = {Ghent University, Department of Linguistics},
  title        = {Ellipsis in negative fragment answers},
  year         = {2007},
}