Yet, in our discussion of nominalizations economy plays a minor role, since nominalizations, unlike infinitives
and subjunctives, need not depend temporally and referentially on the matrix predicate.
In the first two subtypes of the paronomastic infinitive
in -um(-ma), the infinitive
is a syntactic representation of the verbal lexeme.
just a retelling of circumstances"), but it is the retelling of those circumstances through the eyes of an intellectual and perceptive teenager that makes The Third Infinitive
the success that it is.
The 17th century data contained some uses of infinitives
with no ma-or da-infinitive
counterparts in contemporary Estonian.
nosse is rendered in Li by the double-gloss of p-clause or to-infinitive infinitive
in Ru1 and to-infinitive
Stein also wonders how to interpret nqm, which cannot be an infinitive
absolute, a syntactic construction well known in Hebrew, but not in Sabaic.
This becomes clearer if one substitutes an infinitive
that selects an idiosyncratic subject, such as weather verbs like rain, as in (7):
More precisely, he claims that i- might precede those infinitives
in which the main stress falls on the first syllable, e.
From a syntactic point of view, the accusative pronoun hine (Christ), which is obviously the subject of each of the embedded infinitives
claensian, gelacnian, drifan, aweccan, bebeodan, gan, and wyrcean, seems to stand in exactly the same relationship to the participle onlyhtende as to the infinitives
Benson et al  define a grammatical collocation as a phrase consisting of a dominant word (noun, adjective and adverb) and a preposition or grammatical structure such as infinitive
51) According to this conclusion--which, admittedly, is based on the relatively meager evidence afforded by the limited corpus of extant pre-exilic Hebrew inscriptions--no pre-exilic text should be expected to contain a significant number of plene qal infinitives
Those who presumably do know what split infinitives
are, and condemn them, are not so easily identified, since they include all who neither commit the sin nor flounder about in saving themselves from it, all who combine with acceptance of conventional rules a reasonable dexterity.