coordinating conjunction


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the coordination by conjunction of linguistic units of the same status

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a conjunction (like 'and' or 'or') that connects two identically constructed grammatical constituents

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Of course, many people favor these commas, and as Bayparktar, Say, and Akman (1998) write, "independent clauses joined by a coordinating conjunction, such as and, or, but, etc.
Barron's 1001 Pitfalls in English Grammar (Hopper & Craig, 1986) asserts, "the coordinating conjunctions are: and, but, or, nor, for, whereas, yet, so" (p.
In the BTB encoding the first coordinated word is annotated as the head of the coordinating conjunction (or punctuation) and as the head of the second coordinated word.
Coordination is annotated with the coordinating conjunction (or punctuation) being the head of the second coordinated word and a dependent of the first coordinated word.
Like in PADT, coordinated structures are treated with the coordinating conjunction (or punctuation) being the head of the coordinated words.
Coordinated structures are identified by the dependency label of the coordinating conjunction (or punctuation) which, according to the PDT annotation scheme, is the head of the coordinated words.
The Arabic coordinating conjunction wa `and', for instance, has been borrowed into several Turkic languages such as Azari where the form is va.
Suarez also notes calquing of native forms to supply an equivalent for a coordinating conjunction as with Tlapanec where a construction of the form `John came with Peter' gives way to `John with/and Peter came'.
External triggers and internal guidance in syntactic development: coordinating conjunction.
Coordination marked with coordinating conjunctions is also common.
This is a similar game that is simple and repetitive, allowing students to become automatic in their responses as they use coordinating conjunctions such, as, and, or, but--appropriately by responding to a simple sentence provided by the teacher.
The teacher will have prepared four flashcards, using the coordinating conjunctions of and, or, but and so (other conjunctions such as yet, nor and because can be added in later).
Coordinating conjunctions are divided as simple and correlative coordinating conjunctions.
As can be seen in Table 2, the number of connectives structurally was between 15-26 in subordinating conjunctions, 21-48 in coordinating conjunctions, and 1-9 in discourse markers.
No doubt this can be a serious, and understandable, temptation during a compelling discussion of coordinating conjunctions.
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