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What software is used to make these X-bar trees?

This is almost certainly done with LaTeX, or one of its friends, and the tikz-qtree package. It is an improvement of the qtree package with nicer node placement. If you are not familiar with LaTeX, ...
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Word Boundaries and Compounding

The question relies on a number of unidentified assumptions about word boundaries, which are not totally alien but also are not obvious or obviously right. The main problem I see is the premise that ...
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How does one write out possessive pronouns under DP

Yes, you could do that. Distributed Morphology (Halle & Marantz 1993) is a morphology framework in which you would have an abstract "they" and "'s" (in your case) which would ...
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Looking for contrastive feature hierarchies for Irish, Manx and/or Scottish Gaelic

It depends on what you mean by "contrastive feature hierarchy". This particular combination of words does refer to an existing theory, promulgated by Elan Dresher, but there are similar ...
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Word Boundaries and Compounding

I thought recently, that it would be pragmatic to treat words strictly as phrases. A word can appear in a single-word phrase. Theoretically, any word could be the answer to the question for the signet ...
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difference between c-command and dominance

The trick is that C-commanding effectively goes up one level first, and then checks dominance. In other words, a node C-commands everything dominated by its parent, and not by itself. Take this (very ...
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