Introducing grammatical notions

  • 242 Pages
  • 4.56 MB
  • English
Centre of Advanced Study in Sanskrit, University of Pune , Pune
Sanskrit language -- Grammar, Compara
StatementD.N.S. Bhat.
SeriesPublication of the Centre of Advanced Study in Sanskrit., no. 5
ContributionsCentre of Advanced Study in Sanskrit.
LC ClassificationsPK663 .S53 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 242 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL171861M
LC Control Number99952247

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Basic linguistic notions 1. The Scope of Theoretical Grammar Theoretical grammar and its subject. General principles of grammatical analysis. General characteristics of language as a functional system.

Notions of ‘system’ and ‘structure’. General characteristics of linguistic units. Theoretical grammar and its subject.

Subject and object are grammatical relations. Grammatical relations are different from parts of speech, because parts of speech do not depend on the role of the word in the sentence, whereas grammatical relations do. If you want to find out more about these notions, I'd recommend the book Introducing English Grammar by Börjars and Burridge.

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Fanselow, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, 3 Grammatical Functions. One issue of syntactic theory is whether argument roles can be linked directly to the formal means of encoding, or whether the rules of encoding crucially employ ancillary notions, namely, the grammatical functions ‘subject,’ ‘direct object,’ ‘indirect object,’ etc.

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In England, the Polish anthropologist Bronisław Malinowski (–) emphasized the socio-cultural functioning of language, introducing notions such as ‘phatic communion’ and ‘context of situation,’ the latter playing an important role in the development of John Rupert Firth's (–) contextualist and functionalist linguistics.

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English, for example, clearly distinguishes between past and non-past tense as in (1a) and (1b) and (1c). (a) John promised to pay ten pounds. (b) I promise to pay you ten pounds.

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