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By Paul R. Kroeger

interpreting Syntax: A Lexical-Functional procedure is a accomplished and obtainable 2004 textbook on syntactic research, designed for college students of linguistics at complicated undergraduate or graduate point. operating in the 'Lexical sensible Grammar' (LFG) procedure, it offers scholars with a framework for examining and describing grammatical constitution, utilizing wide examples from either ecu and non-European languages. subject matters coated comprise: checks for constituency, passivization and different relation-changing approaches, reflexive pronouns, the keep watch over relation, subject and concentration, relative clauses and Wh-questions, causative buildings, serial verbs, 'quirky case', and ergativity. in addition to development on what linguists have realized approximately language more often than not, specific realization is paid to the original good points of person languages. whereas its fundamental concentration is on syntactic constitution, the e-book additionally bargains with elements of that means, functionality and word-structure which are at once appropriate to syntax. in actual fact organised into subject matters, this textbook is perfect for one-semester classes in syntax and grammatical analysis.

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