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Firstly, the fact that an expression stands in need of completion, whether by descriptive or non-descriptive information, does not by itself tell one whether the expression is a referring term or a denoting term or whether it is being used referentially or attributively. This suggests that there must be some independent way of marking out the distinction between these two sorts of terms, and between these two sorts of uses, which does not depend on facts about the need for contextual completion.
It is those adjectival forms with the capacity for functioning both attributively and predicatively, AD[J.sub.C], (8) that will be members of the adjectival lexicon:
which produces ten thousand things; attributively, they are the forms
However, Firth (1957) is the most quoted scholar to claim that one knows a word by the company it keeps, implying that if a student knows the other words with which a lexical item can be used, he or she knows that word (and those with which it collocates); and that on the contrary, a student may not be thought of as knowing the language and using it properly if he or she knows the meaning of all entries in a dictionary but has problems in using such seemingly synonymous words as happy and glad in the sense that the first is used both attributively and predicatively, but the second only predicatively, so that whereas the former collocates with a following noun, the latter cannot although both can collocate with a preceding linking verb (Eastwood, 1999).
More specifically, I want to suggest that "The Wide Net" consciously interrogates and transforms a persistent and central paradigm in modernist constructions of masculinity, one which premises manhood on a horrified flight from female sexuality, and especially from the abiection attributively embodied--for Eliot's questing Perceval, as for Quentin Compson and Joe Christmas and Nick Adams--in manifestations of women's reproductive functions including menstruation, pregnancy, childbirth, and abortion.
This article investigates how English-speaking children interpret imperfective and perfective participles used attributively in a prenominal position, as in 'burning/burned candle'.
Namely, Thompson's (1988) investigation of English conversation shows that predicatively used adjectives by far outnumber those that are used attributively. Thus, at least in English, adjectives are more typically (even though not prototypically) used in a predicative function than as an attribute and consequently, we are likely to find relatively numerous instances of adjectival predicates in speech.
But as Wilson 1991 (among others) has pointed out, similar possibilities for misdescription exist for any type of NP, including proper names (as noted also by Kripke himself), as well as pronouns and, most importantly, definite descriptions used attributively. This kind of difference between semantic content and speaker's meaning exists across the board, and is thus orthogonal to Donnellan's distinction.
They can be attributively used to endow a noun with a speciality or they can occur predicatively to achieve a qualification.
In both cases, the pronouns can be used either independently (mika what, which) or attributively, as in mika pere what family, whichever family .
"The sun is an orange"), half of the subjects from the sighted group who mentioned its shape described it predicatively and half attributively (e.g.
(The element -ers in bonkers and crackers resembles British colloquialisms like preggers for "pregnant" and starkers for "naked.") These adjectives are also distinctive in that they cannot be used attributively; we would refer to a nutty driver rather than a nuts driver.
Deutsch claims the following about the descriptive act of stipulation: firstly, "which (fictitious) character is being described is fixed attributively by the description itself and not by referential devices that function independently of the content of the description; and secondly, whatever the content of the description, there is an object that satisfies it" (p.
The noun vsadebol can be used as a subject, predicatively and attributively with a surname.
For example, when a speaker attributively utters "The murderer must be insane", what she intuitively means is that Smith's murderer - or the murderer of that person must be insane, and not that the most salient murderer must be insane.