Abstract: Two strategies of nominal ellipsis have been proposed in the literature:
delation and pronominalization (Corver & van Koppen (2011) and references
therein). Hiraiwa (2016) argues that Japanese uses the pronominalization
strategy. Based on Hiraiwa(2016), this study investigates what kind of
modifiers can license pronominal items. Specifically, I argue that the
pronominalization strategy i...