This method of idenfying syntacc category is

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Unformatted text preview: n accountant b.  Chimps mother their offspring in much the same way as humans c. Wendy’s mother country is Ireland 31 Problems with seman/c defini/ons –  Problem 3: There are frequently used words for which most speakers would be hard ­pressed to come up with a seman4c defini4on. What do the underlined words mean? a. I think that John is in the kitchen. b. A picture of Mary c. I want very much for you to win the prize. 32 Problems with seman/c defini/ons –  Problem 4: We don’t actually need to know a word’s meaning at all in order to correctly iden4fy its syntac4c category! •  The yinkish dripner blorked quastofically into the nindin with the pidibs. 33 Problems with seman/c defini/ons –  Problem 4: We don’t actually need to know a word’s meaning at all in order to correctly iden4fy its syntac4c category! •  The yinkish dripner blorked quastofically into the nindin with the pidibs. a. yinkish  ­ adjec/ve b. dripner  ­ noun c. blorked  ­ verb d. quastofically  ­ adverb e. nindin  ­ noun f. pidibs  ­ noun 34 •  Barbapolmetry smicks from palpatobs to smadderblips and has flinked partaplees since bostner smoted sliv. The dripnish spleck of barbapolmetry misteriates op/shly and fippishly, which soots its rasperious stemper. Flexing blips barbapolmetry...
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2012 for the course LINGUISTIC LIN200 taught by Professor Naominagy during the Spring '10 term at University of Toronto.

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