Typology of unmarked clausal subordination: Relative constructions.

2014. №1, 3-20

Jurij A. Lander
National Research University «Higher School of Economics», Moscow, 101000, Russia;
Institute of Oriental Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, 107031, Russia;


The paper discusses a kind of relative constructions without dedicated markers of subordination. The author focuses on the problems related to their differentiation from other patterns, the grammatical means that may imply subordination without expressing it directly and touches upon the diachronic issues concerning unmarked relatives.