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The statement (in case of the passive attributive use [of the participles in -(e)m--V.
Yue finds no compelling evidence for zhi [CHINESE CHARACTERS NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII TEXT] to have functioned as a possessive/attributive marker, proposing that zhi as an attributive marker is simply a reanalysis of these structures into [X] [[CHINESE CHARACTERS NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII TEXT]] [Y], where:
As with with a scent in (60), the attributive, here red, "retro-complements" the head of an incorporated quantifier (partitive) structure, and the latter complements the.
For the sake of clarity an attributive component is attached to the word, like the Estonian vorgu-, morra-, nooda|lina; Rannu vana vork, saab muti linass 'this is an old net, it will make meshes for a dragnet'; sellest ei saa muud kui muti lina, vana vorgu rabala keideti muti arude 'kul'ge 'this is good for nothing but dragnet meshes, the old tatters of a net would be tied to the arms of a dragnet'.
Some examples can illustrate the morphological complexity of these verbal forms: an attributive (or "relative") construction in (17a) and a converbal construction in (17b):
Indirect connection normally leads to the restriction of the adjective to the attributive position.
In my consideration of attributive adjectives a manual checking of the corpus was necessary to make sure that certain tokens were not disregarded by mistake.
These entries nicely illustrate the range of possible uses of the PP in both Tocharian languages (active and passive for transitive verbs; attributive, predicative, substantivized) with passages from unpublished as well as published documents, but it is not entirely clear how they relate to the problems raised in chapter I or contribute to their solution.
Its first argument is the term of the locative phrase; the second argument is a two-argument predication consisting of an attributive relation (be').
Colin Lyas discusses the distinction between attributive and predicative uses of adjectives, an enquiry initiated by Peter Geach and developed by Frank Sibley.
Attributive possession in Udmurt language is traditionally presented by two primary patterns of adnominal phrases.
Thus, only the attributive positions of double adjectival comparatives may be used to support this view as DC's in predicative functions are usually followed by unstressed function words or pauses (cf.
45) When the demonstrative is used as subject together with a definite predicate, a personal pronoun is inserted between demonstrative and nominal predicate in order to distinguish this construction from the attributive use, as in ha[delta]a rrajulu 'this man' vs.
Extensive evidence is provided against the widespread idea that attributive adjectives in Mandarin Chinese can be analyzed as relative clauses and that 'A N' de-less modification structures are compounds (cf Sproat and Shih 1988, 1991; Duanmu 1998; Simpson 2001).
The remainder of the articles deal with such issues as the concept of originality in aesthetic appreciation, the untenability of the notion of a "purely" musical domain, the distinction between attributive and predicative uses of adjectives (with a particularly interesting application of this distinction to the concepts of "beautiful" and "ugly"), the aesthetic significance of tastes and smells, and puzzles surrounding the ontological status of the Mona Lisa.