FLA Tutorial #8B - Tutorial #8B November 8 1. Constituents...

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Tutorial #8B November 8 1. Constituents – hierarchical grouping; Syntactic movements ex: movements (wh-), embedding, inversion, conjunction 2. Lexical category Open class Content words Express semantic content in the sense of describing/denoting reference, attributes, properties, etc.) EG: N, V, Adv, Adj, P *Proposition are ambiguous, traditionally in lexical category. Functional category Closed class Marks grammatical roles/functions/relations EG: Determiner, case endings, complementizers (it marks clause type “that” “if” (finite) “for” (infin)), tense, and aspects. Importance in functional category: Mark gram structure, core properties of a language. There is a theory making the distinction/ kids/ important in FLA. 3. Last line Mome – subject/adj raths – verb/ subject noun should be intransitive outgrabe – prefix-out + no determiner, should be an adverb Even in the absence of lexical meaning, what are the cues that enable us to do such analysis? (no lexical words, only functional ones)
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FLA Tutorial #8B - Tutorial #8B November 8 1. Constituents...

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