There are utterances where a postfinite subject is preceded by the negator
This is regularly the case when the verb is negated, in that the negator
la is placed between the particle la and the verb.
Ne had triggered inversion in Old English but had lost the rule both as a negator
and as a conjunction in Early Middle English.
16) (57) The Interpretation Condition (IC) (Lee and Pan: 717): The negator
bu associates with the focus if there is one to its right and thus introduces a tripartite structure; otherwise it negates the adjacent word.
This test includes different forms of verb tenses, pronouns, prepositions, conjunctions, and negators
A similar use of the anaphoric negator
has been observed for early child English and German.
At NUO level, the negator
is placed immediately adjacent to the negated constituent, either preposed to the focus constituent (see also example [4b]),
The abstract modal assumption (AMA): There exists an empty modal with future/volition meaning in between the negator
bu and the verb for grammatical negative sentences with manner phrases but without auxiliaries/modals.
While loss affects the surface formatives of this system in predictable ways, reducing some of the options available to speakers and generally eroding the clause-final negator
in favor of an intruding predicate-initial negator
, scope-related properties turn out to be quite insusceptible to change.
1P = first person singular pronoun 1Pp = first person plural pronoun 3P = third person (singular/plural) pronoun "name"(1P) = speaker's name used to refer to first person ANT = anterior CMPL = completive CONT = continuative DIR = directional DIR'V = directive intensifier EMP = emphatic marker EXP = experiential FUT = future tense/modal HON = status particles IMP = imperfective NEG = negator
POS = possessive PRT = conversational and pragmatic particles Q.
Tenders are invited for Hunter Make Negator
Hegel's (monist) ontology was to Kojeve's mind a "failure" because it "it did not explain his anthropology or his phenomenological description of finite man as annihilator and negator