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By J. Lachlan Mackenzie, María de los Ángeles Gómez-González

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This quantity makes an attempt to provide a brand new structure for useful grammar, bringing jointly many modern discoveries. In a middle article through Kees Hengeveld, a heritage is given to a dozen contributions via a global array of students, each one of whom additional develops the version in his or her personal strong point. the amount concludes with an epilogue through Hengeveld, during which he attracts jointly a few of the strands right into a united suggestion.

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Berlin and New York: Mouton de Gruyter. The architecture of a FDG 19 Crevels, Mily 1998 Concession in Spanish. In: Mike Hannay and A. Machtelt Bolkestein (eds), 129–148. Declerck, Renaat 1988 Studies on Copular Sentences, Clefts and Pseudo-clefts. Leuven: Leuven University Press and Dordrecht: Foris. Dik, Simon C. 1997a The Theory of Functional Grammar. Part I: The Structure of the Clause (K. ]. Berlin and New York: Mouton de Gruyter. 1997b The Theory of Functional Grammar. Part II: Complex and Derived Structures (K.

Yn) } predicate arguments satellites terms nuclear predication extended predication Figure 4. The predication structure in FG1 (Dik 1978a: 26) The overall model of FG is as follows: F U N D P R E D I C A T IO N C O N S T R U C T IO N P R E D I C A T IO N S E X P R E S S IO N R U L ES L IN G U IS T IC E X P R ES S IO N S Figure 5. The overall layout of FG1 (from Dik 1980b: 2) One could ask what the four arrows represent in the picture. Is this a productive model that mirrors a Speaker’s process, in which case the arrows 34 Matthew P.

In other words, nouns and adjectives are assembled into ‘term frames’ (that is, term structures), which are assembled into verb-bearing ‘predicate frames’, which are assembled (with other ‘term frames’ as satellites) into ‘predication frames’ (that is, URs), which are mapped onto ‘sentence frames’ (that is, word-order templates). 18 The presence of covert structure in the model explains FG’s ability to describe certain (often distributionally dominant) types of language data and its difficulties with other types of language data.

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