5 edition of Noun Phrase Structure in the Languages of Europe (Empirical Approaches to Language Typology, 20-7) found in the catalog.
December 1, 2002
by Walter de Gruyter
Written in English
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The order of constituents in the (maximal) noun phrase structure is as follows: possessor + nominal modifiers + head noun and appositive modifiers + adjectives + determiners + relative clause. Possessors and nominal modifiers Possessor is expressed with a noun phrase and / or a personal pronoun. There is no special possession or alienability marking, so possessor NPs are distinguished Author: Denis Paperno. Noun-Phrase Structure As the preceding discussion shows, some nouns can appear alone in a noun phrase, without a determiner or any other word. These nouns include many proper nouns, mass nouns, plural count nouns, and pronouns.
Aarts, F. () On the distribution of Noun Phrase types in English clause structure. Lingua Abney, S. () The English Noun Phrase in its sentential aspect, PhD, MIT. Algeo, J. () Having a look at the expanded predicate. In B. Aarts and C. Meyer () The verb in contemporary English: theory and description. Cambridge. appear in the same noun phrase, thus creating a noun phrase of three elements. English: the two books, the two girls. I. French' les deux livres, les deux filles. I. The three element noun phrases appear also in other for'ms. I Often, the head noun may be expanded by the addition of .
Next in our series of posts on how to reach a band 7 in grammar is how to form complex noun phrases. If you haven't checked them out yet, the other lessons in the Band 7 series can be found on our grammar page. Effectively using complex noun phrases makes your writing more academic and es written by native speakers generally contain a lot of complex noun phrases and so studying. This chapter examines variation within the noun phrase from the perspective of efficiency. Two processing axioms are proposed. The Axiom of Constructability states that there will be at least one word of category C dominated by a phrasal node P that can construct P on every occasion of use. Hence, anything that is an NP must be recognizable and constructable.
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Noun phrase structure: An und fur sich, in time, and in space / Frans Plank --On inflection --Nominal inflection galore: Daghestanian, with side glances at Europe and the world / Aleksandr E.
Kibrik --Inflectional morphology int he Hungarian noun phrase: A typological assessment / Edith Moravcsik --The selective elaboration of nominal or. Noun Phrase Structure in the Languages of Europe.
by Plank, Frans. Series: Noun phrase structure: An und für sich, in time, and in space. Get Access to Full Text. On inflection. Possessive noun phrases in the languages of Europe.
Get Access to Full Text. Its areal focus, like that of other EUROTYP volumes, is on the languages of Europe; but in order to appreciate what is peculiarly European about their noun phrases, a more comprehensive and genuinely typological view is being taken at the full range of cross-linguistic variation within this structural domain.
"On the whole, the volume is an important contribution to the study of noun phrase. It includes a number of articles presenting new and useful typologies for the grammatical properties of NPs.
Although most of the papers are concerned with European languages, the generalizations will also be of interest to the general typologist.". “We knew how noun phrases are structured. This volume for the first time shows how noun phrases are actually used in spoken discourse across a range of languages – and it turns out we also still have a lot to learn about the structure of noun phrases.
A rich and thought-provoking collection.”Pages: The Noun Phrase in the Languages of South America. Noun phrase structure in the languages of Europe meaning and use vary tremendously across the languages of the world.
This book presents Author: Olga Krasnoukhova. there are a book and a journal on the table and someone says “the book is in other classi er languages, a noun phrase can contain two clas-si The Syntactic Structure of Noun Phrases A noun phrase, or nominal (phrase), is a phrase that has a noun (or indefinite pronoun) as its head or performs the same grammatical function as a noun.
Noun phrases are very common cross-linguistically, and they may be the most frequently occurring phrase type. Noun phrases often function as verb subjects and objects, as predicative expressions and as the complements of prepositions.
As well as its theoretical advances, this book provides a descriptive analysis of nominal structure in Romance languages, compares it with corresponding structure in Germanic languages, and offers an introduction to Italian phrase by: A noun phrase is a group of two or more words that is headed by a noun (a person, place, or thing) and includes modifiers (e.g., 'the,' 'a,' 'of them,' 'with her').
A noun phrase plays the role of a noun. In a noun phrase, the modifiers can come before or after the noun. A noun phrase can function as a subject, an object, or a complement within a sentence. English uses a plural morpheme on a noun to indicate that there is more than one of something.
But there is a subcategory of nouns that don’t have plural nouns like rice, water, money, oxygen refer to things that aren’t really countable, so the nouns don’t get pluralized.
Nouns that refer to abstract things (such as justice, beauty, happiness) behave like mass nouns : Catherine Anderson. Linguistics - Linguistics - Chomsky’s grammar: Chomsky’s system of transformational grammar, though it was developed on the basis of his work with Harris, differed from Harris’s in a number of respects.
It was Chomsky’s system that attracted the most attention and received the most extensive exemplification and further development. As outlined in Syntactic Structures (), it. In his book “Analyzing English”, Jackson added some more deal about the head which is “the minimal requirement for the occurrence of a noun phrase”.
Despite the NP is in simple form such as ” students” or in complex form such as ” the story about the girl who used to live there”, it must have a noun or pronoun expressing the. This book investigates noun phrases in a representative sample of the world's 6, or so languages and proposes a semantic model to describe their underlying structure in any natural language.
It examines the semantic and morpho-syntactic properties of the constituents of noun phrases. In doing so, it shows that the noun phrase word order patterns of any human language can be derived from.
Noun phrases are groups of words that function like a single noun. Read on to take a closer look at the building of these phrases and nouns, and explore noun phrases in action. Margaret Cargill and Patrick O'Connor This kind of noun phrase can cause problems for EAL [English as an additional language] writers, in our experience.
An example of a noun-noun phrase is 'resource availability.' This phrase means 'availability of resources.' To shorten phrases like this, it is very common in scientific English for the second part (of resources) to be moved in front of the Author: Richard Nordquist.
Noun phrases are groups of two or more words within a sentence that function grammatically as nouns. “Please hand me the book with the torn cover.
There are many different types of modifiers that can be used in noun phrases to modify the noun in the phrase. A noun phrase is a group of words that work together to name and describe a person, place, thing, or idea. When we look at the structure of writing, we treat a noun phrase the same way we treat a common noun.
Like all nouns, a noun phrase can be a subject, object, or complement. 2.Chapter 3 Noun Phrases Now that we have established something about the structure of verb phrases, let's move on to noun phrases (NPs).
A noun phrase is a noun or pronoun head and all of its modifiers (or the coordination of more than one NP--to be discussed in Chapter 6). Some nouns require the presence of a determiner as a Size: KB.The main purpose of the study is guided by describing the differences in the structure of a noun phrase in English and French, creating analyses that will facilitate or enhance the research of the independent structures of these languages, exposing researchers to different problems that may arise in the structures of these languages.