A Head-Driven Phrase Structure Grammar for Maltese

Author: Stefan Müller

Keywords: Maltese, HPSG, Clitic, Constituent Order, Definiteness Marking

In Bernard Comrie, Ray Fabri, Elisabeth Hume, Manwel Mifsud, Thomas Stolz and Martine Vanhove (Eds), 2009: Introducing Maltese linguistics. Papers from the 1st International Conference on Maltese Linguistics (Bremen/Germany, 18–20 October, 2007), Studies in Language Companion Series, No. 113 Amsterdam, Philadelphia: John Benjamins, pages 83–112.

This paper gives an overview of the phenomena that are covered in the implementation of a fragment of Maltes and sketches some of the analyses.