This volume presents a selection of papers from the 3rd Conference on Afroasiatic Languages, held in Sophia Antipolis, France, in 1996. The languages discussed include (varieties of) Arabic, Hebrew, Berber, Chaha, Wolof, and Old Egyptian.
1. On the status of AgrS in some Null Subject Languages (by Akkal, Ahmed); 2. Agreement Asymmetries and the PF Interface (by Benmamoun, Elabbas); 3. Word Order in Hebrew (by Doron, Edit); 4. Bare NPs (by Engelhardt, Miriam); 5. Distributing Features and Affixes in Arabic Subject Verb Agreement Paradigms (by Fassi Fehri, Abdelkader); 6. On Berber Plurals (by Idrissi, Ali); 7. Distributed Morphology: Impoverishment and Fission (by Halle, Morris); 8. Wolof Genitive Constructions and the Construct State (by Kihm, Alain); 9. The No straddling Effect and its Interpretation: A Formal Property of Chaha 2nd Feminine Singular Formation (by Lowenstamm, Jean); 10. Cause, Manner and Means in Berber Change of State Verbs (by Lumsden, John S.); 11. Possession in Sentences and Noun phrases (by Ouhalla, Jamal); 12. The Licensing of Gaps and Resumptive Pronouns in Older Egyptian Relatives (by Reintges, Chris H.); 13. Theorie de l'apophonie et organisation des schemes en semitique (by Segeral, Philippe); 14. Nonnominal Constructs (by Siloni, Tal); 15. Remarks on the Complementizer Layer of Standard Arabic (by Shlonsky, Ur); 16. Recent Problems of Egyptian Historical Phonology at the Present Stage of Comparative-Historical Afroasiatic Linguistics (by Takacs, Gabor)