The Raising of Predicates

Predicative Noun Phrases and the Theory of Clause Structure (Cambridge Studies in Linguistics) by Andrea Moro

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  • Grammar, Comparative and general--Clauses,
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Students learn that every sentence has a simple predicate that is part of the complete predicate. Then, they identify simple and complete predicates in a series of sentences. Raising the predicate head Let me start with (9a). The first thing we need to ensure is that in (9a) the predicate is visible to the outside probe F. Raising of the predicate head to the RELATOR accomplishes this straightforwardly, by transferring the predicate’s features right up to the head of the phase (the RELATOR). For example, the subject of a simple transitive sentence would originate from [Spec, VP] (or [Spec, vP]) and the subject of a copular sentence with an adjectival predicate would originate from [Spec, AP]. One question arises when DP predicates are involved. In a sentence such as "this is Mary's watch", the specifier of the DP is occupied by "Mary". Control predicates cannot. The control verb determines which expression is interpreted as the subject of the verb on the right. Two classic diagnostics are the behavior of idioms and weather predicates. b. Concerning the difference between control and raising, see Bach (), Culicover (), Carnie (ff.).

predicated meaning: 1. past simple and past participle of predicate 2. to say that something is true: 3. If an idea or. Learn more. This predicate can be represented by Give(x, y, z) or G(x, y, z), for example. Note: The sentence "John gives the book to Mary" can also be represented by another predicate such as "gives a book to". Thus if we use B(x, y) to denote this predicate, "John gives the book to . Help teach your child how to combine subjects and predicates in sentences. Parents Home Books & Reading School Success Raising Kids Activities & Printables Video The Scholastic Store Reading Clubs Book Fairs KLUTZ About Us Book Lists & Reading. Book Lists by Age Receive book suggestions, reading tips, educational activities, and great deals. Nat Lang Linguist Theory () DOI 1 0. 1 /s 1 1 1 The logic of complex predicates A deductive synthesis of 'argument sharing' and 'verb raising'.

New from Cambridge University Press! Voice Quality By John H. Esling, Scott R. Moisik, Allison Benner, Lise Crevier-Buchman Voice Quality "The first description of voice quality production in forty years, this book provides a new framework for its study: The Laryngeal Articulator Model. Informed by instrumental examinations of the laryngeal articulatory mechanism, it revises our understanding. The distinction becomes apparent when one considers that a control predicate like ask requires its object to be an animate entity, whereas a raising-to-object predicate like expects places no semantic limitations on its object dependent. The second three examples are instances of object control, because the object of the control verb is understood as the subject of the subordinate verb. (3. Because object raising and croire union are traditionally considered unaccusative diagnostics, the results obtained in this article raise serious questions about the validity of the Unaccusative Hypothesis for French, and suggests a possible alternative methodology to investigate the syntactic behavior of intransitive predicates. Predicate: the verb or part of a sentence stating something about the subject. Racism destroys. Direct object: a noun or pronoun that received the action of an action verb. Racism unchecked incites riots. Subject complement: is linked to the subject by a linking verb. Racism is destructive. Destruction is a byproduct of racism.

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See search Cited by:   The Raising of Predicates book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. One of the basic premises of the theory of syntax is that clause /5(3). The Raising of Predicates: Predicative Noun Phrases and the Theory of Clause Structure Andrea Moro One of the basic premises of the theory of syntax is that clause structures can be minimally identified as containing a verb phrase, playing the role of predicate, and a noun phrase, playing the role of subject.

The Raising of Predicates: Predicative Noun Phrases and the Theory of Clause Structure (Cambridge Studies in Linguistics series) by Andrea Moro.

One of the basic premises of the theory of syntax is that clause structures can be minimally identified as containing a verb phrase, playing the role of predicate, and a noun phrase, playing the role.

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It will certainly be a good way to just look, open, as well as check. The predicate is the part of a sentence that tells us about the subject. At the heart of every predicate is a verb, and finding that is a good starting point for identifying the predicate.

This page has lots of examples of predicates and an interactive test. It also explains why it's important to identify the predicate. Additional Predicate Examples: Ivan jumped higher than Andrew. In this example, “jumped higher than Andrew” is the predicate. Ivan read a book to the students.

In this example, the predicate of the sentence is “read a book to the students.” Examples of Predicates in Sentences. Additional examples: Taryn laughed.

Taryn laughed loudly. Predicate-are always planning a tour. 12) Subject-You Predicate-should never judge others. 13) Subject- They Predicate-should have been to their native town.

14) Subject-A man wearing a black hat Predicate-was standing behind the curtain. 15) Subject-They Predicate-will not accept his request. About Andrea Moro Andrea Moro is Full Professor of General Linguistics at University San Raffaele in Milan and Head of the Interfaculty Graduate Program in Cognitive Neuroscience.

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Predicate Logic Introduction Predicate logic builds heavily upon the ideas of proposition logic to provide a more powerful system for expression and reasoning. As we have already mentioned, a predicate is just a function with a range of two values, say false and true.

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Description - The Raising of Predicates by Andrea Moro One of the basic premises of the theory of syntax is that clause structures can be minimally identified as containing a verb phrase, playing the role of predicate, and a noun phrase, playing the role of subject.

Predicate Logic We now turn our attention to a generalization of propositional logic, called “predi-cate,” or “first-order,” logic. Predicates are functions of zero or more variables that return Boolean values.

Thus predicates can be true sometimes and false sometimes, depending. The Raising of Predicates-Andrea Moro One of the basic premises of the theory of syntax is that clause structures can be minimally identified as containing a verb phrase, playing the role of predicate, and a noun phrase, playing the role of subject.

Raising Predicates allow for expletive subjects. (3) a. There seems to be a vampire in the city. It is likely to be the case that James will arrive tomorrow.

A raising predicate allows for expletive subjects only if its clausal complement allows for exple-tive subjects. (4) a. There seems to be a vampire in the city.

(There is a vampire in. Examples (the predicate is in bold, the simple predicate is in bold and red): The cat is asleep. Many people found this book helpful.

The best student in the class only got a B+. Compound predicate A compound predicate is a predicate that is made up of two or more simple predicates, connected by conjunctions such as and, but, or. Subjects and Predicates Side B Answer Key Read the groups of words below.

Tell whether each group of words could be a subject or predicate. Write “Subject” or “predicate” on the line next to each phrase.

ran down the sidewalk predicate 2. knew all the answers predicate 3. the boys in my class subject. The differences between control and raising predicates are substantial. For instance, one can often form the passive of a control predicate, but not of a raising predicate, e.g.

(2) a. To stop was preferred (by Sam). *To stop was seemed (by Sam). The expletive. there. can often combine with a rais. The new edition of a pioneering book that examines research at the intersection of contemporary theoretical linguistics and the cognitive neurosciences.

In The Boundaries of Babel, Andrea Moro describes an encounter between two cultures: contemporary theoretical linguistics and the cognitive neurosciences.

As a leading theoretical linguist in the generative tradition and also a neuroscientist. A sentence cannot be complete (independent) unless it has both a subject and a predicate; otherwise, a group of words is just a phrase or a clause.

For example, a complete sentence could be, "Go!" It has both a subject ("you", understood, is the subject, as the sentence is in the imperative voice) and a verb ("go").

Andrea Moro is Professor of General Linguistics at the Institute for Advanced Study (IUSS) in Pavia, Italy. He is the author of Dynamic Antisymmetry, Impossible Languages, and The Boundaries of Babel (all published by the MIT Press), and other books, including The Raising of Predicates Reviews: 7.

Andrea Moro is Professor of General Linguistics at the Institute for Advanced Study (IUSS) in Pavia, Italy. He is the author of Dynamic Antisymmetry, Impossible Languages, and The Boundaries of Babel (all published by the MIT Press), and other books, including The Raising of Predicates.

In Relators and Linkers, Marcel den Dikken presents a syntax of predication and the inversion of the predicate around its subject, emphasizing meaningless elements (elements with no semantic load) that play an essential role in the establishment and syntactic manipulation of predication relationships.

There are two competing notions of the predicate in grammar. The first is inspired by propositional logic and concerns traditional grammar, which tends to view a predicate as one of two main parts of a sentence, the other part being the subject. In the sentence Bill heard Fred, the predicate is heard this approach, the purpose of the predicate is to complete an idea about the subject.

The answer is the pain 'generally persists for about a day.' That is the complete predicate. (3) Make up a sentence with a subject and a complete predicate." (Pamela Rice Hahn and Dennis E.

Hensley, Macmillan Teach Yourself Grammar and Style in 24 Hours. Macmillan, ) Fronting. Predicate Raising and Perception Verb Complements in Malagasy Abstract Malagasy clauses have a bipartite structure, consisting of a PREDICATE plus a topic-like constituent, the TRIGGER, which specifies the argument of ly the predicate precedes the trigger.

Neg-raising is “the strong tendency in many languages to attract to the main verb a negative which should logically belong to the dependent nexus [=clause]”: a speaker uttering I don’t believe that p is typically taken to have conveyed ‘I believe that not-p’.

Such lower-clause understandings of higher-clause negations are possible across certain predicates (believe, think, want) but. This book examines various linguistic phenomena and determines that certain constructions should be treated as complex predicates.

Specifically, the book explores auxiliary and verb combinations in future, perfect, and passive constructions; causative constructions, verb complex constructions with raising and control verbs; subject and object predicatives; depictive secondary predicates (1.First note that in the second clause, the main VP is omitted: go to the store, see a unicorn, buy a book, and read a book.

Recall that [+Tense] needs a verbal host. But the verb is omitted as is part of the omitted VP. Are the following predicates raising or control predicates: Bill is apt to go.

raising; Bill is sure to go. raising; Bill.predicate definition: 1. in grammar, the part of a sentence that contains the verb and gives information about the. Learn more.