The Noun Phrase in Functional Discourse Grammar (Trends in by Daniel García Velasco,Jan Rijkhoff

By Daniel García Velasco,Jan Rijkhoff

The articles during this quantity examine the noun word in the framework of Functional Discourse Grammar (FDG), the successor to Simon C. Dik's Functional Grammar. In its present shape, FDG has an particular top-down association and distinguishes 4 hierarchically prepared, interacting degrees: (i) the interpersonal point (language as communicational process), (ii) the representational point (language as a provider of content), (iii) the morphosyntactic point and (iv) the phonological point. jointly they represent the grammatical part, which in its flip interacts with a cognitive and a communicative part. This finished method of linguistic research can also be mirrored during this quantity, which incorporates wealthy and giant contributions touching on many alternative features of the noun word. while, the research of a tremendous linguistic development from a number of views is a wonderful method to try out a brand new version of grammar in regards to a few of the factors of adequacy for linguistic theories.

The e-book comprises a number of papers facing concerns of illustration and formalization of the noun word (the articles by way of Kees Hengeveld, José Luis González Escribano, Jan Rijkhoff and Evelien Keizer). different participants are extra considering the sensible software of the version in regards to discourse-interpersonal issues (Chris Butler, John H. Connolly), while the chapters by means of Dik Bakker and Roland Pfau and via Daniel García Velasco take care of morphosyntactic matters. In all, the diversity of concerns addressed and the diversity of languages thought of end up that one of many very important benefits of the FDG version is exactly the truth that grammatical phenomena might be handled from a semantic, pragmatic, morpho-syntactic, phonological or textual viewpoint in a coherent fashion.

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The Noun Phrase in Functional Discourse Grammar (Trends in Linguistics. Studies and Monographs [TiLSM])

The articles during this quantity examine the noun word in the framework of sensible Discourse Grammar (FDG), the successor to Simon C. Dik's practical Grammar. In its present shape, FDG has an particular top-down association and distinguishes 4 hierarchically geared up, interacting degrees: (i) the interpersonal point (language as communicational process), (ii) the representational point (language as a service of content), (iii) the morphosyntactic point and (iv) the phonological point.

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