Grammatical relations typology

Traditionally, the term "grammatical relation" (GR) refers to the morphosyntactic properties that relate an argument to a clause, as, for example, its subject or its object. Alternative terms are "syntactic function" or 
Traditionally, the term "grammatical relation" (GR) refers to the morphosyntactic properties that relate an argument to a clause, as, for example, its subject or its object. Alternative terms are "syntactic function" or "syntactic role", and they highlight the fact that GRs are defined by the way in which arguments are integrated syntactically into a clause, i.e. by functioning as subject, object etc. Whatever terminology one prefers, what is crucial about the traditional notion of GRs is (a) that they are identified by syntactic properties, and (b) that they relate an argument to the clause.
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Author:Balthasar Bickel
URN:urn:nbn:de:hebis:30-1160361
URL:http://www.uni-leipzig.de/~bickel/research/papers/grtyp_bb_revised.pdf
Document Type:Article
Language:English
Date of Publication (online):2010/08/10
Year of first Publication:2007
Publishing Institution:Univ.-Bibliothek Frankfurt am Main
Release Date:2010/08/10
SWD-Keyword:Grammatik
Pagenumber:41
Note:
Draft of a chapter for The Oxford Handbook of Language Typology, ed. Jae Jung Song. Revised version, July 2007
Source:http://www.uni-leipzig.de/~bickel/research/papers/grtyp_bb_revised.pdf ; Draft of a chapter for The Oxford Handbook of Language Typology, ed. Jae Jung Song. Revised version, July 2007
HeBIS PPN:284161454
Dewey Decimal Classification:400 Sprache
Sammlungen:Linguistik
Linguistic-Classification:Linguistik-Klassifikation: Grammatikforschung / Grammar research
Licence (German):License Logo Veröffentlichungsvertrag für Publikationen

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