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Puzzles in the Syntax of Relational Nominals

David Adger

in A Syntax of Substance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262018616
eISBN:
9780262312233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262018616.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Noam Chomsky identified close parallels in the structures built around syntactic categories; specifically, around noun and verb. Based on the explanation for the behavior of nominalizations, he ... More


A Syntax of Substance

David Adger

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262018616
eISBN:
9780262312233
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262018616.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This book proposes a new approach to phrase structure that eschews functional heads and labels structures exocentrically. The proposal simultaneously simplifies the syntactic system and restricts the ... More


Conclusion

David Adger

in A Syntax of Substance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262018616
eISBN:
9780262312233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262018616.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This book has argued that labeling of syntactic structures is exocentric, whereby Merge builds structure whose labels are given by independently specified sequences of categories, on the basis of ... More


Introduction

David Adger

in A Syntax of Substance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262018616
eISBN:
9780262312233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262018616.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This book proposes a syntactic system that totally separates structure building from the labeling of structure, and explores its theoretical and empirical, consequences. There are a number of ... More


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