New PDF release: Semi-Lexical Categories: The Function of Content Words and

By Norbert Corver, Henk Van Riemsdijk

ISBN-10: 3110166852

ISBN-13: 9783110166859

The excellence among practical different types and lexical different types is on the middle of present-day grammatical idea, in theories on language acquisition, code-switching and aphasia. while, it has develop into transparent, although, that there are numerous lexical goods for which it's much less effortless to make your mind up whether or not they part with the lexical different types or the useful ones. This ebook bargains with the grammatical habit of such in- between-categories, that are stated right here as "semi-lexical categories".

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X° can have semantic features f, as defined in (3). Complements of Z° cliticize onto Z° but never onto X°. Non-constituent sequences of the form [χ Χ°ι... X°„ ... WP should rather exhibit rather the opposite non-phrasal properties in (17). (17) (i') (ii') (iii') (iv') Y doesn't move as a unit, Y can't be ellipted as a unit, Y fails to block extractions, X°n has the main role in selection as head of X'. (v') Among the X°, only X0„ has semantic features f. (vi') Complements of X;° can cliticize onto Xi°.

Theflatstructure economy of semi-lexical heads 35 (34) *We [^{discouraged/prevented}] [BSwe] [ctaking] the job. *They [A'described] [B/iim] [c{dysfunctional/a bore}]. Grammaticality resurfaces when, following (33), an extra Ρ head, bold in (35), introduces the second complements. (35) We {discouraged/prevented] Sue from taking the job. They described him as {dysfunctional/a bore}. Here V assigns theta roles to its object and to this mediating PP, while the predication on the object (also a theta relation) is expressed not by the intermediate Ρ but by its object.

Chomsky 1965, 1973): (4) Deep Insertion. Full lexical items of category X (with purely semantic features f) must be inserted prior to transformational computation on any corresponding domain XP. )· No purely semantic features f at all appear on any categories other than Ν, V, A, P. ) LF, the interface of syntax with understanding and use of language. ). "Using a sentence" consists of assembling open class items from one mental faculty, the permanent lexicon, according to well-formedness conditions and then processing the result so that it can be presented to another, the interface with real world understanding.

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