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Predicate nominals a partial surface syntax of Russian by Johanna Nichols

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Russian language -- Syntax.,
  • Russian language -- Verb phrase.,
  • Russian language -- Nominals.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementJohanna Nichols.
SeriesUniversity of California publications in linguistics ; v. 97, University of California publications in linguistics ;, v. 97.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPG2369 .N5
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 397 p. ;
Number of Pages397
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4102222M
ISBN 100520096266
LC Control Number80016745

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May 30,  · The term comes from the Latin, meaning "name." Nominals can be the subject of a sentence, the object of a sentence, or the predicate nominative, which follows a linking verb and explains what the subject is. Nominals are used to give more specifics than a simple noun. and the commentary of the discourse, the predicate. Nominals and predicates thus serve different discourse functions, and those roles have structural consequences. For example, in American Sign Language (ASL), the hand-shape used in the predicate MOVE is modified as a function of the grammatical context – if an object, say a book, is. Apr 29,  · Predicate logic is developed gradually in this book, starting with the simplest monadic symbolizations and proceeding through multiple quantification to the logic of relations. Students learn to symbolize and evaluate arguments of a given degree of complexity before addressing the symbolization of more complex redleaf-photography.com by: 3. Nominals and predicates thus serve different discourse functions, and those roles have structural consequences. For example, in American Sign Language (ASL), the handshape used in the predicate MOVE is modified as a function of the grammatical context – if an object, say a book, is moving on its own, an object handshape is used in the predicate (Fig. 1A, right panel), but if an agent is Cited by:

For example, in American Sign Language (ASL), the handshape used in the predicate MOVE is modified as a function of the grammatical context–if an object, say a book, is moving on its own, an object handshape is used in the predicate (Figure 1A, right panel), but if an agent is moving the book, a handling handshape is used in the predicate Cited by: Predicate Nominals and Adjectives. Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter without a subscription. Please subscribe or login to access full text content. If you have purchased a print title that contains an access token, please see the token for information about how to register. A conceptual semantic analysis of thematic structure in predicate nominals Article (PDF Available) · January with 26 Reads How we measure 'reads'. May 24,  · Predicate Adjectives (e.g. he is tall) often behave just like predicate nominals. You have the same options as with nominals, and often a language will pick the same way for both, such as English: Rick is a pacifist. (nominal) Rick is patient (adjective) Sometimes the .