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Word-classes in modern English

Holger Steen SГёrensen

Word-classes in modern English

with special references to proper names.

by Holger Steen SГёrensen

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Published by G.E.C. Gad in Copenhagen .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Grammar,
  • Grammar, Comparative and general

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWith an introductory theory of grammar, meaning, and reference.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP123 .S563
    The Physical Object
    Pagination188 p.
    Number of Pages188
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6262637M
    LC Control Number58049940
    OCLC/WorldCa4029601

    TY - BOOK. T1 - Irregularities in Modern English. AU - Hansen, Erik W. PY - Y1 - N2 - The book explains all the grammatico-syntactic phenomena that synchronic theories of (English) grammar as well as grammar books cannot explain, and which therefore are classified synchronically as 'exceptions' or 'irregularities' to a statistical majority rule. A series to meet the need for books on modern English that are both up-to-date and the scholar, the teacher, the student and the general reader, but especially for English-speaking students of language and linguistics in institutions where English is the language of instruction, or advanced specialist students of English in universities where English is taught as a foreign.

      In English grammar, open class refers to the category of content words—that is, parts of speech (or word classes) that readily accept new members, as contrasted with closed class, which do not. The open classes in English are nouns, lexical verbs, adjectives, and : Richard Nordquist. Oxford Modern English Grammar Bas Aarts. Authoritative: written by a leading expert in the field ; Descriptive guide to the grammar of the English language - covering both American and British English ; Covers the very basic through to the most complex grammar points in a very clear and accessible manner ; Makes use of authentic spoken and.

      Traditionally, eight word classes are recognized: noun, verb, adjective, adverb, pronoun, preposition, conjunction and interjection (or article). A noun is a word which is used to denote a person (traffic warden, woman, Prime Minister, pianist etc.) A concrete or abstract entity (binoculars, fork, field, truth, incoherence etc.) Or a place. Grammar Late Modern English. new Book. English Grammar is the body of rules that describe the structure of expression in the English language. This includes the structure of words, phrases, clauses, and sentences. There are many historical, social, and regional variations of English, but there are eight main word classes of parts of speech.


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It then proceedswith the basic, theoret-ical conceptsof generativegrammarfromwhich students can developabilities to think, reason, and analyze English sentences from linguistic points of by: Word classes may be either open or closed. An open class is one that commonly accepts the addition of new words, while a closed class is one to which new items are very rarely added.

Open classes normally contain large numbers of words, while closed classes are much smaller. Typical open classes found in English and many other languages are nouns, verbs (excluding auxiliary verbs, if these are.

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