The purpose of this study is to defend the thesis that Hungarian is a configurational language. This thesis is studied here within the Government and Binding framework as put forward in Chomsky (1981; and subsequent literature). It is empirically motivated by the investigation of a number of unrelated syntactic phenomena. This leads to the conclusion that Hungarian is an SOV-language. Therefore, it is incorrect to assign the Hungarian clause a non-configurational "flat" structure, as for example in E. Kiss (1987a). ... Zie: Summary
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