Syntax2 - SYNTAX Chapter4 SYNTAX:...

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    SYNTAX Chapter 4
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    SYNTAX: The study of phrases, clauses, and  sentences
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    Words of human languages can be  categorized in terms of their behavior Behavior??? Categories???
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    Classification of words into different  categories, or parts of speech CATEGORIES
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    Classification of words into different     categories, or parts of speech Nouns Verbs Adjective Adverb, etc.
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    dog cat desk go eat beautiful
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    --- but how do we know that?
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    Some words can be made plural table-tables dog-dogs
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     Some cannot the-*thes in-*ins quick-*quicks
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    Depending on the behavior TWO GROUPS NOUNS (those can be made plural) OTHERS (those cannot)
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    What are articles (the, a, and an)? They precede nouns like adjectives beautiful man a man the man Are articles a type of adjective?
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    Do adjectives and articles behave  differently?
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    Category: adjectives some words can be made  comparative and superlatives comparative (short-shorter ) superlatives (short-shortest )
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