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Constructions with lexical integrity: Templates as the lexicon-syntax interface

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LFG differs from Construction Grammar (CG) in assuming a strict separation between the lexicon and the syntax. The LFG architecture and the principle of Lexical Integrity dictate that fully inflected words are ‘inserted’ one by one into the c-structure, which does not seem to permit the blurring of the boundary between words and larger syntactic units that CG advocates. This paper addresses the question of how the intuitions behind constructions (in the CG sense) can be formalized within LFG,...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, HUM, Ling Philology and Phonetics Fac
Dalrymple, M More by this author
Toivonen, I More by this author

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CSLI Publications Publisher's website
Pages:
68-88
Publication date:
2008-12-05
ISSN:
1098-6782
URN:
uuid:a49edd9d-da34-409b-bb2b-1d05981a649b
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324002
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pubs:324002
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