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Elang 223 Syntax definitions
Lexical categories to which a word belongs and according to which is functions grammatically
Parts of speech
Prepositions, Conjunctions, Pronouncs, Complementizers, Determiners, Auxillary verbs
Type of auxiliary verb. "baesd on the info I have, this is a possibility."
Auxiliary verb. "Permission based."
Auxiliary verb used in combination with another to indicate modality of the other verb
Nouns, Adjectives, Verbs, Adverbs
Any component that functions as part of a larger linguistic structure, for instance a determiner and noun are _________ of the noun phrase "the cat."
Method of determining whether a linguistic unit is in fact a consistutent of some larger structure. (Substitution, stand alone, movement, coordination).
Syntactic structure composed of a subject and a predicate
Clause that cannot function as a sentence that must be attached to or embedded in an independent clause
Syntactic unit that includes at least one subject and one predicate but may be composed of one or more independent clasues, etc.
Syntactic unit that includes at least one subject and one predicate but may be composed of one or more independent clauses.