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Noun phrases and nominalization in Basque

Urtzi Etxeberria

Noun phrases and nominalization in Basque

syntax and semantics

by Urtzi Etxeberria

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Published by John Benjamins Pub. Co. in Amsterdam, Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Noun,
  • Basque language,
  • Grammar,
  • Semantics,
  • Syntax

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Urtzi Etxeberria, Ricardo Etxepare, Myriam Uribe-Etxebarria
    SeriesLinguistik aktuell/linguistics today (LA) -- 187
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPH5071 .N68 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25223877M
    ISBN 109789027255709, 9789027274540
    LC Control Number2012006558

    These vague nouns contain within them a hidden verb (“analyze” or “solve”); the process of turning a word from a verb into a noun is called “nominalization.” Don’t nominalize. People tend to think writing is more clear and direct when it relies on verbs rather than abstract nouns formed from verbs.   "For example, in the noun phrase a nice cup of tea, it makes sense to say that nice is a modifier of a cup of tea, rather than just the head noun cup," says Author Geoffrey Leech in "A Glossary of Grammar." In this phase, "nice cup of tea" is a nominal; it provides more description than simply saying "cup." Using a nominal gives the reader a more complete sense about what the writer is trying.

    In linguistics, nominalization or nominalisation is the use of a word which is not a noun (e.g., a verb, an adjective or an adverb) as a noun, or as the head of a noun phrase, with or without morphological transformation. The term refers, for instance, to the process of producing a noun from another part of speech by adding a derivational affix (e.g., the noun legalization from the verb legalize). Verb ()To convert a word to a noun. * , Lewis Acrelius Froman, Language and Power: Books III, IV, and V For example, that females are different from but equal to males is oxymoronic by virtue of the nouned status of female and male as kinds of persons. * , Andrew J. DuBrin, The complete idiot's guide to leadership However, too much nouning makes you sound bureaucratic, immature, and.

    Nominalizations: A sentence may seem unclear to a reader because verbs and adjectives (words that describe nouns) are turned into nouns. In Williams's words, "A noun derived from a verb or adjective has a technical name: nominalization" (Williams, 38). Avoid Making Nouns from Verbs. Take a look at the sentences below. View Noun phrase_nominalisation_June15 from ES at National University of Singapore. ES TheNounPhraseandNominalization Participial adjectives (alsoknownas ed/ing adjectives) Noun .


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Noun phrases and nominalization in Basque by Urtzi Etxeberria Download PDF EPUB FB2

This collective volume on nominal expressions in Basque, a language isolate with no known relatives, comprises original papers on the syntactic structure and the interpretation of both Noun Phrases and nominalization constructions – a traditionally neglected aspect of Basque linguistics.

Noun phrases and nominalization in Basque book The minute attention to properties and paradigms previously overlooked, and the analyses of them in the light of recent advances in syntactic theory make this book Pages: This collective volume on nominal expressions in Basque, a language isolate with no known relatives, comprises original papers on the syntactic structure and the interpretation of both Noun Phrases and nominalization constructions – a traditionally neglected aspect of Basque linguistics.

The minute attention to properties and paradigms previously overlooked, and the analyses of them in the light of recent advances in syntactic theory make this book.

Basque noun phrases are followed by a case suffix, which specifies the relation between the noun phrase and its clause (playing roughly the role of prepositions in English).

The most basic cases are shown here, for convenience divided into three main groups: nuclear, local (or locative) and others.

The first part of the book is devoted to noun phrases. It examines different sorts of genitival constructions, analyzes their structure and justifies a lexicalist approach to deverbal event nominals.

The second part of the book examines instances of syntactic nominalization, defines. Noun Phrases and Nominalizations by Tal Siloni,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

Noun Phrases and Nominalizations: Tal Siloni: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.5/5(1). In book: Noun Phrases and Nominalization in Basque, pp Cite this publication. (Noun phrase in Basque: Architecture and functional structure).

UPV/EHU Professorship Report. Noun Phrases and Nominalizations: The Syntax of DPs is a theoretical study of nominal expressions which covers central aspects of their syntax that have not been approached with concurrent tools in recent years.

The study examines the functional structure, offers a structural definition of syntactic nominalization, and carefully draws the border line between the lexical nominalizing mechanism. Noun Phrases and Nominalizations: The Syntax of DPs is a theoretical study of nominal expressions which covers central aspects of their syntax that have not been approached with concurrent tools in recent years.

The study examines the functional structure, offers a structural definition of syntactic nominalization, and carefully draws the border line between the lexical nominalizing mechanism 1/5(1). “Government must derive from the will of the population.” (The verb govern becomes the noun government; the verb populate becomes the noun population.) “Attendance is at an all-time low.” (The verb attend becomes the noun attendance.) “I was surprised by my enjoyment of the play.” (The verb enjoy becomes the noun enjoyment.).

This resource will help students understand what nominalizations are, as well as how and when they should be used in sentences. Nominalizations are nouns that are created from adjectives (words that describe nouns) or verbs (action words). For example, “interference” is a nominalization of “interfere,” “decision” is a nominalization of “decide,” and “argument” is a.

CHAPTER 2: THE NOUN PHRASE. NOUN PHRASES: THE BASICS. NOUNS. Noun phrases headed by common Nouns. Noun Phrases headed by proper Nouns. Gender. ADJECTIVES: WORD ORDER.

This is a short grammar of the Basque language, or Euskara as it is called by its speakers. What follows is a partial desc ription of the syntax of. Read both versions: Version 1: First coined by John Williams in his book Style: Toward Clarity and Grace, “nominalization” is the term used to describe the transformation of a verb into a noun, thereby creating a complex sentence that satisfies the traditional expectations of academic writing.

Version 2: In other words, by transforming verbs into their noun equivalents, students and. Summary: Focuses on nominal expressions in Basque, a language isolate with no known relatives.

This title comprises papers on the syntactic structure and the interpretation of both Noun Phrases and nominalization constructions - a traditionally neglected aspect of Basque linguistics. The relative order of some internal constituents of Basque DPs is fixed. For the most part adjectives appear to the right of the noun but precede demonstratives, whereas quantifiers must precede the noun.

When there are several adjectives they have an unmarked order, and in this case, although it is not easy to discover oppositions, that unmarked order is the reverse (i.e.

mirror image) of the. Noun phrases and nominalization in Basque: syntax and semantics. [Urtzi Etxeberria; Ricardo Etxepare; Myriam Uribe-Etxebarria;] -- This collective volume on nominal expressions in Basque, a language isolate with no known relatives, comprises original papers on the syntactic structure and the interpretation of both noun phrases.

The Basque language is spoken along the Spanish-French border near the Bay of Biscay. The Basque Country consists of seven different historical regions, which simply put, means the land where the Basque language is spoken – not to be confused with being a sovereign state.

nominal phrases as part of GM formed the theoretical basis of this study. Six types of nominalization, which contain a shift from quality, process, circumstance, and relator, prepositional phrase to an entity and noun to noun modifier, formed the basis of this study.

Following Halliday's. Nominalization is briefly making nouns or noun phrases by adding affixes to words. This conversion is mostly from a verb or an adjective into a noun. In some cases, the original word's morpheme is preserved, however, in most cases there is a morphological change during the conversion.

This book addresses recent developments in the study of quantifier phrases, nominalizations, and the linking definite determiner. It reflects the intense reconsideration of the nature of quantification, and of fundamental aspects of the syntax and semantics of quantifier phrases. Leading international scholars explore novel and challenging ideas at the interfaces between syntax and morphology.

In transformational grammar, nominalization refers to the derivation of a noun phrase from an underlying this sense, an "example of nominalization is the destruction of the city, where the noun destruction corresponds to the main verb of a clause and the city to its object" (Geoffrey Leech, "A Glossary of English Grammar", ).

Formal written English uses nouns more than verbs. For example, "judgement" rather than "judge", "development" rather than "develop", "admiration" rather than "admire".

Changing a verb or other word into a noun is called nominalisation. Instead of: This information enables us to formulate precise questions. we would write.c.

John criticized the book. (3) a. John's being eager to please b. John's refusing the offer c. John's criticizing the book (4) a. John's eagerness to please b.

John's refusal of the offer c. John's criticism of the book Many differences have been noted between these two types of nominalization. The most striking differences have to do with the.

Duguine, M. to appear. Basque nominalizations and the role of structural Case in the licensing of null arguments. In Noun phrases and nominalization in Basque: Syntax and semantics, eds. U. Etxeberria, R. Etxepare, and M. Uribe-Etxebarria. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

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