Apparently, the head verb in a posterior clausal
conjunct rules out gapping and sets the ellipsis mode to FCR (10b).
The difficulty being least with verb phrase parallelism and increasing with adverbial, noun phrasal, adjectival, correlative, clausal
, and comparative.
Constituent order at clausal
level seems to be quite free in Aleppo Domari.
With Jan Rijkhoff's article, "Descriptive and discourse-referential modifiers in a layered model of the noun phrase," we leave the area of clausal
grammar, and turn to the layered structure of the NP.
And although utterances expressing a counter-presuppositional contrast have been generally classified as sentences with a broad, clausal
, focus, in some cases, as we saw, an initial topic element seems to establish a bi-partite division in the sentence.
This claim is not at odds with the role so far assigned to systematicity, for systematicity itself is in fact manifested by these intuitions: while competent speakers cannot have intuitions constituting competent understanding of phrases including lexical items that they have not encountered before, they do have them concerning clausal
phrases they come across for the first time.
Beeman, "Building and Accessing Clausal
Representations: The Advantage of First Mention versus the Advantage of Clause Recency," Journal of Memory and Language 28 (1989): 735-755.
In 65, the probe "who by" is left implicit with medium goal in subject position in a passive clausal
environment, and in 66 the indirect participant "who by" is implicit in the circumstance.
They cover semantic and pragmatic properties of sentence types, sentence types and clausal
peripheries, and clausal
properties of lexical categories.
The SFGS framework for analysis includes the Thematic Field, "a complex functional zone in clause/initial position serving a variety of clausal
and discourse functions" (299).
we think that this is indicative of a fundamentally lower general tendency to explicitly mark clausal
relations in spoken Otomi than in Spanish.
expressing verbal inflection and the Complementiser such as that introduces clausal
complements; notice in this respect that the Old English relative is not analyzed as a pronoun but as a conjunction].