Stripping

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Definition

Stripping is a term for a kind of ellipsis that is also referred to as bare argument ellipsis.

Example

My son lives in Cairo, and my daughter _ too.

Origin

The term was coined by Ross (1969).

References

  • Busquets, J. (2005). Stripping vs. VP-Ellipsis in Catalan. RR5616, INRIA: Université Bordeaux 1.1-21.
  • Ross, J. R. 1969. Guess who? Proceedings of the fifth regional meeting of the Chicago Linguistic Society. Chicago: University of Chicago.


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