200 LECTURE 11

A modification relation doesnt denote a sister

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Unformatted text preview: oun phrase. in In this case, the noun head of the prepositional phrase selects a noun phrase to complement it. Modification A relation in syntactic trees where a particular phrase modifies another phrase (this relationship happens in the phasal stage. A modification relation doesn’t denote a sister relationship. There are no syntactic requirements in modification relation. See how...
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This note was uploaded on 11/27/2012 for the course LING 200 taught by Professor Noonan during the Fall '09 term at McGill.

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