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Phonological change and grammaticalization in HPSG: The case of French final consonants

Jesse Tseng
2009 Proceedings of the International Conference on Head-Driven Phrase Structure Grammar  
The diachronic evidence is presented in detail, and interpreted as two main transitions, first from Old French to Middle French, then from Middle French to the modern language.  ...  This paper explores the use of HPSG for modeling historical phonological change and grammaticalization, focusing on the evolution of the pronunciation of word-final consonants in Modern French.  ...  see in (26), only one contextual constraints is still in force at the lexical level in ModFr, it does not refer directly to phonological information, but to the abstract feature LTRIG.  ... 
doi:10.21248/hpsg.2009.17 fatcat:pz3jcxgq3zejvocpk4z55dhqbe

Grammar and context in Functional Discourse Grammar

Kees Hengeveld, J. Lachlan Mackenzie
2014 Pragmatics: Quarterly Publication of the International Pragmatics Association  
This article presents a proposal for the organization of the Contextual Component in Functional Discourse Grammar.  ...  A guiding principle in this proposal is that, given the fact that Functional Discourse Grammar is a theory of grammar, the Contextual Component should provide the information that is necessary for a proper  ...  In FDG, all Levels have internal hierarchical layering, and each Layer forms its own pushdown stack within the Discoursal information.  ... 
doi:10.1075/prag.24.2.02hen fatcat:b2orvahoyfc5beaiocn4si4pk4

Reinforcing negation: The case of Italian

Danièle Godard, Jean-Marie Marandin
2006 Proceedings of the International Conference on Head-Driven Phrase Structure Grammar  
We study the formal and pragmatic properties of the ˋreinforced negation construction' in Italian, which, unlike the regular negative sentence, contains both non and an n-word in preverbal position.  ...  On the one hand, this construction relies on a more general construction (positive or negative), which is pragmatically associated with reprise assertion, on the other hand, it uses non without the usual  ...  An HPSG Grammar of Italian Negation In this section, we propose a grammar for Italian negation, which integrates both the regular and the reinforced forms.  ... 
doi:10.21248/hpsg.2006.10 fatcat:jodhwtuatvfcpbet77utth5xw4

Nominal head-marking constructions

Andreas Kathol
2002 Proceedings of the International Conference on Head-Driven Phrase Structure Grammar  
A separate mapping is responsible for relating nouns (possessed or unpossessed) to fully case-inflected word-level expressions.  ...  In such cases, the head is a case-inflected pronominal head that takes a full noun phrase as an optional specifier.  ...  As a result, periphrastic oblique case marking with inanimate nouns, such as in (25), is ruled out and the grammar forces the expression of case on inanimate nouns directly, as in (23) above. (25) *tóóta  ... 
doi:10.21248/hpsg.2001.13 fatcat:qzv5iqfrfnaszjygyeg2h53cma

From Contextual Grammars to Range Concatenation Grammars

Pierre Boullier
2004 Electronical Notes in Theoretical Computer Science  
Though the eld of natural language processing is one of the major aims that has led to the de nition of contextual grammars, very little was made on that subject.  ...  One reason is certainly the lack of e cient parsers for contextual languages.  ...  In other words, CGs are a kind of two-level grammars since some other mechanism is needed to de ne the selector languages.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s1571-0661(05)82573-3 fatcat:xgu6ehf7u5ctdgoi56ag4lhhd4

The interaction between context and grammar in functional discourse grammar

Nuria Alturo, Evelien Keizer, Lluís Payrató
2014 Pragmatics: Quarterly Publication of the International Pragmatics Association  
These first two papers present two rather different views on which information belongs in the Contextual Component.  ...  (in which case the State-of-Affairs is treated in grammar as Property); (ii) play the same role in the State-of-Affairs (in which case the State-of-Affairs is treated as a classification or identification  ...  The overall approach is a functional-cognitive one; more specifically she works within the framework of Functional Discourse Grammar. She has published widely on the noun phrase in English  ... 
doi:10.1075/prag.24.2.01alt fatcat:uooeugxtdjdq5dvhrldb3gxx3y

Platform for Full-Syntax Grammar Development Using Meta-grammar Constructs

Ales Horák, Vladimír Kadlec
2006 Pacific Asia Conference on Language, Information and Computation  
This paper describes a combination of tools necessary for full or deep syntactic parsing of natural language -the syntactic parser synt, the graphical Grammar Development Workbench, GDW and the VerbaLex  ...  of grammar covering all Czech language phenomena.  ...  Acknowledgments This work has been partly supported by Czech Science Foundation under the project 201/05/2781 and by the Ministry of Education of the Czech Republic in the National Research Programme II  ... 
dblp:conf/paclic/HorakK06 fatcat:klhg54hysbf5lijvxpxd5lhbha

Construction Grammar and the corpus-based analysis of discourses

Nicholas Groom
2019 International Journal of Corpus Linguistics  
I then offer a more detailed case study example, focusing on a usage-based analysis of a newly identified construction, the WAY IN WHICH construction, as it occurs in corpora representing six different  ...  Construction grammar (CxG) initially arose as a usage-based alternative to nativist theoretical accounts of language, and remains to this day strongly associated with cognitive linguistic theory and research  ...  The search query (way | ways) in which returns 5279 hits for the whole BNC.  ... 
doi:10.1075/ijcl.00014.gro fatcat:yjg7ldyzgrc4xbyhz4dyes6e74

The Case of variae lectiones in Classical Islamic Jurisprudence: Grammar and the Interpretation of Law

Mustafa Shah
2016 International Journal for the Semiotics of Law  
The aim will be to draw attention to the subtle theoretical frameworks employed by jurists for their contextualization and analysis.  ...  subject of exploratory textual editions by his predecessors, the caliphs Abū This is the Accepted Version of an article published by Springer in International Journal for the Semiotics of Law --Revue internationale  ...  The nature of the materials suggests the contrary to be the case.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11196-016-9461-1 fatcat:xjzrmnepnrcfvchzu7c7d2ssk4

Food grammar [chapter]

2014 Resource Accounting for Sustainability Assessment  
The approach is illustrated with three detailed case studies: the islands of Mauritius, the Indian state of Punjab, and the energy economy of South Africa.  ...  The relationship between flows of goods, services and materials in these case studies offer valuable insights.  ...  to the analysis of the nexus.  ... 
doi:10.4324/9781315866895-18 fatcat:p3jvp6attrfxtagnkijgpfh5bi

Functional Discourse Grammar [chapter]

K. Hengeveld, J.L. Mackenzie
2006 Encyclopedia of Language & Linguistics  
This is precisely why FDG can be called a functional model of language. contextual component, enabling subsequent reference to the various kinds of entity relevant at each level as soon as they are introduced  ...  to a conceptual, a contextual, and an output component.  ...  The output of the grammar is input to the operation of articulation, which, in the case of an acoustic output, contains the phonological rules necessary for an adequate phonetic utterance.  ... 
doi:10.1016/b0-08-044854-2/02035-6 fatcat:5x76oy7pkbhntepggz4zohno5e

Grammar, context and the hearer

Riccardo Giomi
2014 Pragmatics: Quarterly Publication of the International Pragmatics Association  
This paper addresses two issues related to the overarching question of how to integrate Functional Discourse Grammar (FDG) into a wider theory of verbal interaction (Hengeveld and Mackenzie 2008: 1).  ...  between the Grammatical and Contextual Components of FDG by exploring this crucial aspect of verbal communication from the perspective of the addressee.  ...  As for the internal organization of the hearer's grammar, we saw in section 2 that both PL and ML can send information off to Interpretation, circumventing the level(s) and operation(s) that lie(s) in  ... 
doi:10.1075/prag.24.2.05gio fatcat:ytjuy4z4p5gttjkh3v6jxhgque

Sorted dependency insertion grammars

Radu Gramatovici, Carlos Martín-Vide
2006 Theoretical Computer Science  
An enhanced generative formalism is proposed based on the combination of two features: contextual derivation (as in Marcus contextual grammars) and sorted dependency structures (as in dependency grammars  ...  Preliminary results on the generative power as well as closure and decidability properties of the new model are presented.  ...  In [3] , we introduced the model of (unsorted) dependency contextual grammars, which uses the classical (internal) contextual grammars.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.tcs.2005.11.012 fatcat:ywf3artdfvaudp3zpkpcmsuioa


1999 English Linguistics  
Introduction The book under review proposes a model of constraints on pronominal anaphora in English not only at the sentence level but also at the discourse level within the framework of Cognitive Grammar  ...  Empirical Problems In generative grammar, a wide range of sentence-internal anaphora facts has been explored over the last three decades.  ...  To sum up section 4.2, I have pointed out four cases of sentence-internal pronominal and bound anaphora that would pose serious problems for the reference point model.  ... 
doi:10.9793/elsj1984.16.210 fatcat:c57dmfoza5autecjjhrs2u7ig4

Grammar: A Complex Structure. A Linguistic Description of Esperanto in Functional Discourse Grammar

Wim Jansen
2015 Interdisciplinary Description of Complex Systems  
Attention is paid to linguistic transparencies and opacities, defined here as the absence or presence of discontinuities between the descriptive levels in the grammar.  ...  In this paper, the FDG architecture proper is described, including the role of the extra-grammatical conceptual and contextual components.  ...  The contextual component can interact with all grammatical levels. I will give two examples of long-term information and two of anaphoric references to an immediately previous discourse.  ... 
doi:10.7906/indecs.13.2.11 fatcat:sy7ndr3a3zc4fip7mkjh7ilgue
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