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Cliticisation in NCV2s
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Certain clitics can follow the finite verb in main clauses and the complementiser in embedded clauses, but they are banned from the first position of main clauses. NCV2s pattern with main clauses in this respect.

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Certain clitics can follow the finite verb in main clauses and the complementiser in embedded clauses, but they are banned from the first position of main clauses. NCV2s pattern with main clauses in this respect. An example is the third person masculine clitic erhe. It is allowed following the verb and following the complementiser of a Verb-Final clause, as in the example below:

Example 1

Juster sei er dat er op tiid komme soe
yesterday said he that he on time come would
Yesterday he said that he would arrive on time

It is not allowed in the first position of main clauses:

Example 2

a. *Er sei juster dat er op tiid komme soe
he said yesterday that he on time come would
He said yesterday that he would arrive on time
b. Hy sei juster dat er op tiid komme soe
he said yesterday that he on time come would
He said yesterday that he would arrive on time

NCV2s behave like main clauses in disallowing the clitic pronoun. Like main clauses, they only allow the full pronoun, which is clear from (3):

Example 3

a. *Hy sei juster, er soe op tiid komme
he said yesterday he would on time come
He said yesterday that he would arrive on time
b. Hy sei juster hy soe op tiid komme
he said yesterday that he would on time come
He said yesterday that he would arrive on time

This indicates that a semantically embedded NCV2 is similar to a main clause syntactically.

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