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Instances that showed a negator, a reflexive pronoun, or a predicate adjective were excluded from the analysis.
Negators do not have an unbroken history of verb-second from Old to Modern English but the rule is revived in the Early Modern period.
In sum, at the COS the focal use of the negator niet and its affirmative counterpart wel are typically used with scope over stressed modal operators such as kan `can', mag `may', moet `have-to', and hoef `have-to'.
The following lines give the occurrences of the negator preceding the nonfinite verb: no/not + V, dont + V (Tables 3-5, lines c, d), and [nepade] + V (Tables 6-7, line c).
Besides being a focus-sensitive operator, the negator bu is also an unselective binder, which binds all free variables indiscriminately within its scope.
This type of negation will be referred to as standard negation, and the sentence-final negator ka(ne) as the standard negator.
This is seen in two points: (i) the negator to and adverbs occur between T and ma, and not before or after them, as would be expected if they were in a phrase together, as in (55) and (56); and (ii) T is fronted without ma, as illustrated in (57a) and (57b).
Part two was a short "cloze" testing passage in which students were asked to insert the correct negator with the appropriate auxiliary in five blank spaces (See Appendix B).
ing), clearly in keeping with the personality and cognitive development of the individuals of this age group; the use of non-canonical tags, such as right, yeah, eh, okay, innit, which in most cases have grammaticalised, losing their original meaning and function by adopting new discursive roles, this applying very distinctively to innit; and, finally, a negative polarity system of its own, which is characterised by a high number of negatives, the use of never as a single negator in the past, the high occurrence of certain vernacular negative forms (ain't, nope, dunno, nuffink) and an elevated percentage of negative concord structures.
If word1 is a negator such as 'not', the polarity of word2 will be opposite to earlier obtained polarity of word2.
The Noor presented itself to the world as a grouchy bystander, a great negator.