[publications of balazs suranyi]

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Articles (reviewed)


Management of capacity reduction in Broca. An occasional issue of Working Papers in the Theory of Grammar. Budapest: MTA Nyelvtudományi Intézet [Research Institute for Linguistics, HAS].

Optimal operators in Hungarian and some typology. In: Proceedings of the 1997 Budapest DocSymp. Budapest: ELTE/MTA.

Minimal binding. In: Proceedings of the Second Symposium of Doctoral Students in Linguistics. Budapest: ELTE/MTA.


Bare Binding Theory. In: T. Cambier-Langeveld, A. Lipták, M. Redford and E.J. van der Torre (eds.) ConSole VII. Proceedings. SOLE: Leiden.

Operator and head movement in Hungarian: from checking to marking. In: Proceedings of the Third Symposium of Doctoral Students in Linguistics. Budapest: ELTE/MTA.


Negation and the negativity of n-words in Hungarian. In: István Kenesei and Péter Siptár (eds.) Approaches to Hungarian Vol. 8. Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó. 107-132.

Funkcionális projekciók a magyarban és kvantormozgatás. [Functional projections in Hungarian and quantifier movement.] In: A mai magyar nyelv leírásának újabb módszerei V. [New Methods in the Description of Hungarian.] Maleczki Márta (ed.). Szeged: Szegedi Tudományegyetem. 97-108.

Negation and a hybrid paradigm of n-words: the case of Hungarian. In: Sergio Baauw, Mike Huiskes and Maaike Schoorlemmer (eds.) The OTS Yearbook 2002. UiL-OTS, Utrecht University. 67-91.

Quantificationality in Negative Concord and the case of Hungarian. In: Gábor Alberti, Kata Balogh and Paul Dekker (eds.) Proceedings of the Seventh Symposium on Logic and Language. 139-149.


Head movement qua substitution. GLOW Newsletter 26. [download GLOW 2003 handout]

Patterns of multiple wh in Hungarian: how syntax determines answerhood conditions. In: Hang-Jin Yoon (ed.), Generative Grammar in a Broader Perspective. Proceedings of the 4th GLOW in Asia. Seoul: Hankook. 597-619.

Quantifier Interaction and Differential Scope-Taking. Studies in Modern Grammar 34. 31-70.


The left periphery and Cyclic Spellout: the case of Hungarian. In: David Adger, Cecile de Cat and George Tsoulash (eds.) Peripheries and Their Effects. Dordrecht: Kluwer. 49–73.

Head movement qua root merger. In: Varga, László (ed.) The Even Yearbook 6. Budapest: ELTE. 167-183.

Movement and choice functions: on the syntax/semantics interface of answerhood conditions. In: Comorovski, Iliana and Manfred Krifka (eds.) Proceedings of the 2004 ESSLLI Workshop on the syntax, semantics and pragmatics of questions. Nancy: ESSLLI. 24-31.

Differential Quantifier Scope: Q-Raising versus Q-Feature Checking. In: Olivier Bonami and Patricia Cabredo Hofherr (eds.) Empirical Issues in Syntax and Semantics 5. Proceedings of CSSP 2003. 215-240. [download]


Triggering wh-fronting. In: Christopher J. Pinón és Péter Siptár (eds.) Approaches to Hungarian Vol. 9. Budapest: Akadémiai. 231-259.

Object Shift and linearization at the PF interface. Theoretical Linguistics 31 (1-2): 199-213. [download]

Multiple movements in multiple questions and pair list answers. In: Adger, David and Peter Svenonius (eds.) The GLOW Newsletter. Spring 2005. 112-113.

Head movement and reprojection. In: Annales Universitatis Scientiarum Budapestinensis de Rolando Eötvös Nominatae. Sectio Linguistica. Tomus XXVI. Budapest: ELTE. 313-342. [download]

Hungarian NC: a universal quantifier / indefinite ambiguity account. In: Chicago Linguistic Society 39. University of Chicago, IL: Chicago Linguistic Society. 559-577.


Quantification and focus in Negative Concord. Lingua 116.3: 272-313. [download a pre-publication version]

Mechanisms of wh-saturation and interpretation in multiple wh-movement. In: Lisa Cheng and Norbert Corver (eds.) WH-movement: Moving On. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press. 289-318. [download a pre-publication version]

Multiple foci and discourse-configurationality. In: Pawel Karnowski and Imre Szigeti (eds.) Language and Language Processing. (Proceedings of the 38th Linguistics Colloquium.) Frankfurt: Peter Lang. 95-105.

Predicates, negative quantifiers and focus: Specificity and Quantificationality of n-words. In: Katalin É. Kiss (ed.) Event Structure and the Left Periphery. (Book series: Studies in Natural Language and Linguistic Theory.) Dordrecht: Springer. 255-286. [download a pre-publication version]

Scrambling in Hungarian. Acta Linguistica Hungarica 53(4): 393-432.

Towards a purely derivational approach to syntax. The Even Yearbook 7. Budapest: ELTE. 1-25.

Hungarian as a Japanese-type scrambling language. In: NELS 36: Proceedings of the 36th annual meeting of the North East Linguistics Society. Vol. 2. Chris Davis, Amy Rose Deal and Youri Zabbal (eds.) UMass, Amherst: GLSA. 561-574. [download]

PP-hasadás és láncredukció. [PP-split and chain reduction] In: KB 120. A Titkos Kötet. Nyelvészeti Tanulmányok Bánréti Zoltán és Komlósi András Tiszteletére. Kálmán László (szerk.) Budapest: MTA Nyelvtudományi Intézet/Tinta Kiadó. 277-296.

Vacuous Movements in Subject Questions. In: Rasulic, Katarina and Ivana Trbojevic (eds.) English Language and Literature Studies: Interfaces and Integrations. ELLSII75 Proceedings. Vol. I. Belgrade: University of Belgrade. 145-158. (with Andrea Márkus)


Focus structure and the interpretation of multiple questions. In: On Information Structure, Meaning and Form. Kerstin Schwabe and Susanne Winkler (eds.) Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins. 229-253. [download a pre-publication version]

On Phase Extension and head movement. Theoretical Linguistics 33(1): 121-132. [download]

Subject islands: Cyclicity of derivation and "weak" phases. In: Proceedings of the XXXII Incontro di Grammatica Generativa. M.Cecilia Picchi and Alan Pona (eds.) Alessandria: Edizioni dell'Orso. 178-201.


The theory of head movement and cyclic Spell Out. In: Sounds of Silence: Empty Elements in Syntax and Phonology. Jutta Hartmann, Vera Hegedus and Henk van Riemsdijk (eds.) (Series: Linguistic Variations). Amsterdam: Elsevier. 293–337. [download]

To appear

Merge. In: Cambridge Encyclopedia of the Language Sciences. Patrick Colm Hogan (ed.) Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. (500 words)

Principles and Parameters theory. In: Cambridge Encyclopedia of the Language Sciences. Patrick Colm Hogan (ed.) Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. (3000 words)

Subject Islands: Cyclicity of Derivation and Intermediate Movement to Edges. In: NELS 38 (Proceedings of 38th Meeting of the North East Linguistic Society). Amherst: GLSA. [download]

Unpublished Ms


Ott "there" in Hungarian and the theory of expletives. (minor revisions in 2005). [download]

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