adjunction


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adjunction

Adding something to property in such a manner that it loses its independent identity.

Example: Personal property consisting of boards and nails will become part of the real estate by adjunction when they are used to build an addition to a house.

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Truckenbrodt (1999) argues that only the lower segment of an adjunction structure counts in syntax-prosody mapping.
da bai panzi 'a big white plate'), however, adverbs can be excluded, because after adjunction to the head noun, the adjective is part of the compound [No A [No A No]] and accordingly is not accessible to modification by an adverb.
Under present assumptions, however, that is an "imperfection," and goes hand in hand with a syntax-semantics mismatch, namely, that, in spite of the differences between complementation and adjunction and the asymmetric distribution of selection features, neither complements nor adjuncts project.
N] sequences fail the test of modification presented in Cormack (1998: 111), according to which adjunction gives conjunction.
In terms of adjective iteration, however, the adjunction structure seems more satisfactory.
Furthermore, what incorporates ("by free adjunction, not by selection") is claimed to be se in lieu of le: how does (syntactic) free adjunction have access to the output of a (presumably morphophonemic) "spurious se rule" which is itself triggered by the result of syntactic selection?
Likewise, differences in adjunction and complementation cause native German speakers to use incorrect English verb forms, such as It has stopped to rain (Mack 1986).
That the focus feature percolates upward, as shown in (51), is clearly indicated by the distribution of FocP, which occurs in every position in which a focus can occur: (1) FocP is the adjunction site for focus adjacent particles like only or even and occupies the syntactic focus position in focus-moving languages; (2) FocP occurs in the focus position of a cleft sentence (cf.
Up to now, minimalism has failed to show convincingly how the same AGR-position could be associated with different semantic interpretations, dependent on the lower or higher adjunction of the adverb.
N + N [right arrow] N compounding: These types of compounds exist in three forms, N+N with antonymous formatives; N+N with synonymous formatives and adjunctions.
These traces of milk could end up in vegetable products incorporated by starter adjunctions and cause health problems for those who have a milk allergy.
The opening [gamma] and closing [phi] are defined by the adjunctions (Serra, 1982)