200 LECTURE 11

Selection a relation in syntactic trees where a

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Unformatted text preview: onstituency tests • Category of the constituent is determined by the category of its HEAD • Phrase structure is generated by (operation) MERGE. Selection A relation in syntactic trees where a predicate (the part of a sentence or clause containing a verb and stating something about the subject) selects a complementary phrase. A sentence may be deemed ungrammatical without complementing phrases. - - in this case, the preposition has a sister relationship with the n...
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