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Semantics of indirect questions in Polish

Marek SМЃwidzinМЃski

Semantics of indirect questions in Polish

by Marek SМЃwidzinМЃski

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Published by Dom Wydawniczy i Handlowy "ELIPSA" in Warsaw .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Polish language -- Interrogative.,
  • Polish language -- Indirect discourse.,
  • Polish language -- Semantics.,
  • Polish language -- Verb phrase.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMarek Świdziński.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPG6398.I57 S94 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 166, [1] p. ;
    Number of Pages166
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1194228M
    ISBN 108385466363
    LC Control Number94186016
    OCLC/WorldCa32102913

      “The semantics of grammar” presents a radically semantic approach to syntax and morphology. It offers a methodology which makes it possible to demonstrate, on an empirical basis, that syntax is neither “autonomous” nor “arbitrary”, but that it follows from “semantics”.Pages: Questions 1 0. Questions and pragmatics • Why look at questions in a pragmatics class? determined by the semantics of the question alone. ¨Within the semantic limits set declarative sentence containing the corresponding indirect question embedded under a performative verb (see Aqvist, Hinttikka, Lewis and Cresswell):File Size: KB.

    indirect question definition: 1. a question that is reported to other people in speech or writing, rather than the exact words of. Learn more. The major subject areas of semantics are discussed, including quantification, anaphora and discourse, tense and aspect, ellipsis and context, and word meaning. The book also presents state-of-the-art research in topics at the forefront of by:

      The Handbook of Pragmatics is a collection of newly commissioned articles that provide an authoritative and accessible introduction to the field, including an overview of the foundations of pragmatic theory and a detailed examination of the rich and varied theoretical and empirical subdomains of pragmatics.. Contains 32 newly commissioned articles that outline the central themes and . The book's ending was (NP the worst part and the best part) for me. b. On land The ambiguity in question is called a prepositional phrase attachment (where Nom is the category of nominals) involves direct recursion on the category Nom, whereas indirect recursion on S arises from the combination of two productions, namely S -> NP VP and.


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SYNTAX AND SEMANTICS OF QUESTIONS 7 Hintikka Semantics for Questions A case in point is Hintikka’s (forthcoming) game-theoretical analysis of indirect questions. Under his interpretation the sentences in (9) are equiva- lent, and so are those in (1O).4 (9) (a) John remembers whether it is raining.

Superiority-obeying questions are argued to involve covert movement of the (phonologically) in-situ wh-phrase (4a), whereas in superiority-violating questions, the surface in-situ wh-phrase is argued to be truly in-situ at LF (4b). (4) Different syntactic assumptions for obeying and violating questions: a.

Which student which book C read. (= 3a) b. This book presents a standard and relatively orthodox view of modern linguis-tic semantics in what we hope is a clear, stimulating, and accessible format. Our emphasis is on getting the student at every stage to think for himself, and so to proceed through the development of concepts in semantics.

CAS LX Syntax II Spring Ma Paul Hagstrom Week 8: Some wh-movement Syntax and semantics—question formation in English (1) John bought a book. Formal Semantics, Lecture 11 Barbara H.

Partee, MGU p. 2 MGUdoc 2 intonation), and a wh- morpheme that forms wh-words like who, what, where, when, how, used in so-called WH-questions.

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It was Martin Atkinson, a fellow research assistant on an Edinburgh University Linguistics Department project, who first ex-plained to me how the study of meaning can be split between semantics and pragmatics. Semantics is concerned with the resources (vocabulary and a system for calculating phrase- clause- and sentence-meanings).

ON MULTIPLE QUESTIONS AND MULTIPLE WH FRONTING* 0. INTRODUCTION It is a familiar fact that languages differ in the extent to which they place Wh-words in a special, clause-initial position. Some languages, like English, normally place one and only one Wh-word in the specifier.

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The empirical study of word meanings and sentence meanings in existing languages is a branch of linguistics; the abstract study of meaning in relation to language or symbolic logic systems is a branch of philosophy. Both are called semantics. Indirect Questions Basic Structure Non-Wh Indirect Questions Infinitival Indirect Questions Exercises 11 Relative Clause Constructions Introduction Restrictive vs.

Nonrestrictive Relative Clauses Basic Differences Capturing the Differences Question 1 (4 marks) (20 minutes) State and illustrate the difference between semantics and pragmatics. Semantics is concerned with sentence meaning, while pragmatics is concerned with speaker meaning.

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Characteristically, a speaker performs one or more of these acts by uttering a sentence or sentences.This is a draft of a book in preparation for the Cambridge University Press series Key Topics in Semantics and Pragmatics.

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