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Title: Blend Structures on the Move
Paper URL: ~www.enl.uoa.gr/~shoidas
Author: Spyros Hoidas
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Homepage: www.enl.uoa.gr/~shoidas
Institution: National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
Linguistic Field: Cognitive Science; Pragmatics
Subject Language: English
English
Greek, Modern
English
English
Greek, Modern
Abstract: Have/Take/Give a V structures, e.g. have a go, give something a try), and Preposition-Determiner-Predicate structures, e.g. on the go, on the move)are implemented in English, but there are no counterpart structures in Greek. Even in English, the incorporation of a V in NP position, as in the structures above, is restricted. The aim of this paper is to elaborate on the word class to which the predicate of the structures belongs. This would contribute to a better understanding of the relevant structures, and word classes in general.
Type: Individual Paper
Status: Completed
Venue: Thessaloniki
Publication Info: 12th International Conference of the Applied Linguistics association Proceedings Vol. No 8 2001
URL: ~www.enl.uoa.gr/~shoidas


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