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Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014 @ 11:59AM

Relative Pronoun

A morpheme that introduces a relative clause and encodes agreement with the head noun. (syntax)

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Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014 @ 12:00PM

Relativizer

An invariant morpheme that signals a relative clause. (syntax)

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Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014 @ 12:01PM

Simple Sentence

A simple sentence is a sentence with exactly one clause. (syntax)

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Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014 @ 12:03PM

Structural Ambiguity

Structural ambiguity arises when two or more different syntactic structures can be assigned to one string of words. (syntax)

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Monday, July 21st, 2014 @ 6:10PM

TP

Tense Phrase. (syntax)

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Monday, July 29th, 2013 @ 5:45PM

V2 (Verb-Second) Word Order

A syntactic word order characterized by a full verb always appearing as the second element of independent clauses. The first element varies according to topicalization, and analysis of subordinate clauses may reveal that a V2 structure is derived from an underlying SOV word order. Example V2 languages are Germanic (besides…

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Monday, July 21st, 2014 @ 6:08PM

VP

Verb Phrase. (syntax)

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Friday, April 12th, 2013 @ 2:56PM

Word Order

The surface, linear realization of phrases and clauses. This is often¬†topologically¬†characterized by the canonical order of a language’s major constituents (i.e. SVO, SOV VSO etc…) (syntax)

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Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014 @ 12:04PM

Word Order Correlations

Phrases in a given language tend to be consistently head-initial or consistently head-final. (typology)

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Past, Present, and Future

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