that in most cases, the conjuncts
will multiply out to less than a 0.5
The other types of obligatory XVS structures, namely inverted structures triggered by enumerative listing conjuncts
(77 tokens) and by anaphoric or additive such as so, neither, or nor (58 tokens) are found more rarely.
poi- lub cwierc-nut-a half or quarter-note-nom.sg 'half or quarter note (in music)' Rather than deciding on the syntactic status of the polymorphemic units in (31) (and postulating the head ellipsis in the first conjunct
), one can treat them as compounds proper with their modifying constituents being coordinated.
What this agreement pattern conveys here is the fact that the two conjuncts
in a conjoined subject construction in Pashto joined by the conjunction ao together do not act as separate entities rather they act as a semantic and syntactic whole.
However, in Ingrian Finnish such asymmetry in the marking of conjuncts
is never attested in structures other than IA-constructions.
The tables above show that the participants in the experimental group used mainly subordinators and conjuncts
to express opposition of ideas in their discourse (12 and 18 occurrences, respectively, which constitute 69% of the total instances of lexical and syntactic devices used).
As all parties should agree, if God is the source of the Rossian principle, there will be a further principle along the lines of that if God commands some act, then we are morally obligated, in virtue of that, to do it (this is the second conjunct
of the second formulation of the DCT above).
Under this interpretation, McTaggart's Incompatibility Thesis fails, because as we utter the conjuncts
of a conjunction, or the premises and conclusion of an argument, time flows--we are not considering point-tokens that are all uttered at the same point-like moment of time, but rather are considering real world tokens that take space and time to utter.
In case of gapping, the conceptual content underlying the verb is shared between conjuncts
. This also holds for the thematic relations contracted by the verb and for the mappings between thematic relations and grammatical functions.
Note, however, that (4) is false from the point of view of NFL, since it contains as a conjunct
a simple affirmative statement involving an empty name ("Vulcan was a planet posited to explain certain astronomical phenomena").
For instance, Module 8, which in the first edition was about Adjuncts, Disjuncts and Conjuncts
, treats all three as different types of adjunct.
(13) Hay mentiras [up arrow] y mentiras [down arrow] There are lies and lies In the enumerative version, both conjuncts
have a rising tone