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Based on the analysis, in both contexts, back channels occurred frequently after clausal units and falling pitch region.
It essentially takes wh-free relatives and wh-interrogatives as the projected clausal analogues of what and which + NP.
History of a complement clause: the origin and development of the clausal complement introduced by se in Portuguese.
The four types of clausal coordinate ellipsis--SGF, gapping, FCR and BCR--are argued to originate in four different stages of sentence production: Intending (i.
1984) carried out some cognitive experiments and established that reading rime for the second clause of a conjoined sentence was faster when the clause was structurally similar to the first clause than when the clausal structures differed.
One of them, [9], makes extensive use of the exclusive-or operator; the other [39] avoids the translation into clausal form.
Their topics include morphological parameters, case: ergative languages, parameters and argument structure: motion predicates and resultatives and causatives and applicatives, the functional structure of the clause: main issues, extended projections of the verb: inner aspect, head movement in the clausal domain, topic and focus, parameters in phonological analysis, and parameters in language acquisition and language contact.
Finiteness Case and clausal architecture (Unpublished doctoral dissertation).
13) The X About Y construction needs to be considered as a phrasal construction (as opposed to clausal constructions), given its syntactic dependency and lack of clausal structure.
Skribnik concludes the results of her study as follows: "The subject and the direct object in Northern Mansi are grammaticalized pragmatic roles: the subject is the primary clausal topic--Topic-1 [ ] and the direct object is the secondary clausal topic--Topic-2, irrespective of their semantic roles.
It is used as a focus particle (43a) or to coordinate different constituents, such as verbal phrases (43b), but also clausal constituents (43c).
Table 2: Distribution of clausal units and non-clausal material in two text samples (from Biber et al.
At the level of the clausal syntagm, the distinction can be seen most clearly in the distinction between the domains of argument structure (representational) vs.
Section 5 examines Spanish structures which can be characterised either as all-new utterances, with a clausal focus, or as pragmatically neutral utterances with no pragmatic assignation onto any of their constituents.