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Noun phrase licensing

by Jeffrey T. Runner

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Published by Garland Pub. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Grammar, Comparative and general -- Noun phrase.,
  • Grammar, Comparative and general -- Direct object.,
  • Generative grammar.,
  • Semantics.,
  • English language -- Grammar, Generative.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJeffrey T. Runner.
    SeriesOutstanding dissertations in linguistics
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP271 .R86 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 239 p. ;
    Number of Pages239
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL361311M
    ISBN 100815331347
    LC Control Number98021435

    A noun phrase is a group of words that serves the same purpose as a noun. a word that describes or gives more information about a verb a word that describes a noun or pronoun. Building noun phrases. Nouns are naming words and often stand alone in a sentence. A noun can also combine with various types of adjectives, quantifiers, another noun, prepositions and verbs to form a noun phrase which functions as a unit in a sentence. Activity 1 – understanding noun phrases. Ø Read the noun phrases in the table below. The.

    Pronouns, then, in contrast to ordinary noun phrases, are referentially dependent on some antecedent in the discourse. The term 'antecedent' is potentially misleading. Since it is derived etymologically from Latin ante-cedens 'one who walks before', it suggests that antecedents are required to precede a referentially dependent expression. However, precedence is neither a necessary nor a. The entire phrase will function as a noun. The phrase will have singular agreement with a verb. Look at these examples with the gerund phrases used in different ways: Reading books quietly is my favorite pastime. My favorite pastime is reading books quietly ; I recommend reading books quietly to .

    Tell students that they will be studying noun phrases, which will help them find information about setting and character when they read. Hand out the worksheet Using Noun Phrases for Character & Setting and use a projector to display a teacher copy. Review the directions and read each of the noun phrases in the phrase bank aloud. The Noun Phrase Recognize a noun phrase when you see one. A noun phrase includes a noun—a person, place, or thing—and the modifiers which distinguish it.. You can find the noun dog in a sentence, for example, but you don't know which canine the writer means until you consider the entire noun phrase: that dog, Aunt Audrey's dog, the dog on the sofa, the neighbor's dog that chases our cat.


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"Two Functional Categories in Noun Phrases: Evidence from Modern Hebrew" published on 26 Dec by by: PDF | On Jan 8,Jan Rijkhoff published The Noun Phrase | Find, read and cite all the research you need on ResearchGate.

A noun phrase functions as the subject of a clause/sentence. A subject is a word, phrase or clause which performs the action or acts upon the verb. The group of words in bold in each of the examples below is the noun phrase functioning as the subject of the sentence.

1. Noun phrase: to win the first prize; it acts as the object of the verb hope. Noun phrase: to solve the puzzle; it acts as the object of the verb tried.

Noun phrase: reading this book; it acts as the object of the verb enjoy. Noun phrase: to go home; it. Noun phrases 1. noun phrase 2. Noun phrase licensing book we see a noun as performing a role in a sentence, we think of it as a noun phrase.

A noun phrase may function as the subject or object of a clause. A noun phrase may consist of a single word (a noun or pronoun) or a group of words. The most important noun in a noun phrase is called the headword NOUN PHRASE 3. Creative Commons License CC BY NC Introduction: Noun phrase layers (Gábor Alberti) Complementation (Judit Farkas and Gábor Alberti) in the type of grammar books that are used in schools and in fields related to linguistics.

The new. has patterns for noun phrases, prepositional phrases, verb phrases, and sentences. This is a four-stage chunk grammar, and can be used to create structures having a depth of at most four. This is a four-stage chunk grammar, and can be used to create structures having a depth of at most four.

Noun phrases are groups of two or more words within a sentence that function grammatically as nouns. They consist of a noun and other words that modify the noun. Some grammarians also consider a single-word noun to be a noun phrase, while more traditional grammars hold that a phrase must be made up of two or more words.

This book examines the syntax of direct object noun phrases in English within the Principles and Parameters, specifically Chomsky's Minimalist Program, approach to generative grammar. The main focus is on the phrase structural positions of object noun phrases at the various levels of representation, and secondarily on the relationship between.

Additional things that are in noun phrases • Relative clauses – The book that I read – The book that annoyed you • Prepositional phrases – The book on the table – The book about linguistics • Adjectives – The blue book – The book (that is) bluer than the sky – The bird light enough to fly.

Noun-Noun Phrases. 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. 5. Noun + Noun Clauses. Noun clause: noun [fact] + that + noun phrase.

The fact [noun] that the enquiry raises a number of serious issues [noun phrase] should surprise no one. Put the underlined words into the correct order: 0. Wilson () has hypothesis Mars criticized that the is able to sustain life.

___ Wilson () has criticized the hypothesis that Mars is able to sustain life. According to x-bar theory, every phrase has a head. The head is the terminal node of the phrase.

It’s the node that has no daughters. Whatever category the head is determines the category of the phrase. So if the head is a Noun, then our phrase is a Noun Phrase, abbreviated NP. If the head is a verb (V) then the phrase is a verb phrase (VP).

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. about a jar or a book is what it contains.

This is why we say that these words license a prepositional phrase that refers to their contents. The other noun phrases illustrated above also license certain Complements. A student is someone who studies some subject, therefore academic subjects, such as.

All such phrases are called noun phrases (abbreviated "NP"). An NP need not actually contain a noun; for example, the NP in sentence 5, he, does not.

But the prototypical NP does contain a noun. This noun is called the head of the NP; this is a term we already saw in the last chapter. 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.

The term “noun clause” might sound confusing, but finding and identifying one is much easier than you might think. Simply put, a noun clause is a dependent clause that takes the place of a noun in the sentence.

A dependent clause is a phrase that can't stand on Views: K.Noun phrases expanded by the addition of modifying adjectives, nouns and preposition phrases (e.g.

the teacher expanded to: the strict maths teacher with curly hair) Noun Phrase Teaching Resources If you’re introducing your Year 2 students to noun phrases for the first time, try our What is an Expanded Noun Phrase Lesson Plan with resources.