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The existence of such constructions provides a first explanation for the strong empirical tie-up between reflexives and actor-oriented intensifiers: a number of languages use oblique reflexives to express actor-oriented intensification without there being any kind of formal relatedness of adnominal intensifiers and reflexives.
a) If all adnominal APs derive from the predicates of relative or relative-like clauses, as frequently assumed from the earliest work on generative grammar to the present, (22) then "split" APs could result from optional adjective-shift (Smith 1961), or, in contemporary jargon, A-raising (see Bernstein [1995]).
Consider, for instance, Ana and Bruno: in the early period, about a third of the adnominal adjectives appeared in postnominal position, whereas in the later period all adjectives are placed prenominally.
On the morphosyntactic level, possessive constructions are traditionally divided into those of adnominal (my dog, the woman's dog), predicative (she has a dog, the dog belongs to me, the dog is mine) and external possession (Koptjevskaya-Tamm 2002).
5) La base demostrativa exoforica visible 'henho presenta un comportamiento peculiar puesto que, ademas del uso adnominal que presentan las demas bases demostrativas exoforicas, puede ocurrir, por si misma, sin un nombre modificado permitiendo el anclaje espacial de la situacion descrita en la clausula, es decir funcionando a la manera de un adverbio de lugar.
anchoring and non-anchoring genitive adposition] characterize entities via their relations to other entities,--but they differ as to whether the relation involves the referents of the head and the adnominal in a NP or not.
Si este es el caso, para explicar el comportamiento del adverbio debemos primero comprender la semantica del adjetivo adnominal, lo cual nos lleva de vuelta al inicio del planteamiento de este trabajo: cual es el estatus categorial y la funcion semantica de puros dentro de la frase nominal.
Verbal and Adnominal Agreement: Areal Distribution and Typological Correlations.
Inadvertent enterotomy in minimally invasive adnominal surgery.
Finally, Declerck identifies a third construction in which the participle acts as a kind of adnominal modifier, or "pseudo-modifier," closer in meaning to: 'He saw two brothers who were casting a net (4)'.
Among the topics are number and numberlessness in languages with and without articles, the Turkish noun phrase, reduced definite articles with restrictive relative clauses, the semantics and syntax of Japanese adnominal demonstratives, definiteness marking in modern Martinike, and acquiring the expression of genericity in English and Brazilian Portuguese.
Nesse poema de Carlos Pena Filho, no entanto, o azul aparece de inicio como adjunto adnominal (adjetivo) da palavra "desmantelo", assim o azul normalmente associado a sossego e calmaria, aparece ligado ao seu contrario, o que caracteriza um paradoxo, tambem encontrado nos versos do primeiro terceto, no qual se percebe um esquecimento: o eu-lirico esquecera que no azul tambem ha cansaco.
18) Some data seems to indicate that Kalkoti also uses a third adnominal demonstrative tathi or thiti, for invisible referents, a form closely resembling Gawri (tathii~) 'that [man, etc.
Cuando el critico-poeta Miguel Angel Munoz dice Fuego de circulos y lo coloca como titulo de un poemario, no solo invierte la conocida imagen--circense lugar comun--"circulos de fuego", sino que le confiere a un trazo--el circulo, los circulos--la cualidad de complemento adnominal (en terminos gramaticales), de modo que la frase nominal completa puede interpretarse como una serie de circulos que se han apropiado del fuego, aunque tambien como un fuego hecho de circulos, o como un fuego que los contiene porque es la medida que los puede resguardar, como el vaso al agua cuando decimos: "vaso de agua", ya que si utilizamos la preposicion "con" podria ser cualquier cantidad.