Departmental Bulletin Paper On the Nature of Nouns

IMAI, Takashi  ,  今井,隆

(20)  , pp.51 - 60 , 2016-03-19 , 都留文科大学大学院
We will propose that Merge is not freely applicable. Its application is strictly restrictedregarding selectional restriction, i.e. feature matching. In this article, it will be shown that acategory, C strictly fi nds a suitable partner in the process of operation: Merge. In its application,Tensed nominals can be considered which are observed across language families in the world.That implies that the phenomenon seems to stem from a mechanism universally. We willfi nd some characteristics of Tensed nominals. Then, we will argue that a parallelism betweennominal structures and clauses is attested.

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