An Introduction to the Aramaic of Targum Onqelos by Thomas O. Lambdin, revised by John Huehnergard PDF

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Unlike its closest wh-counterpart, which, that does not permit pied-piping. Consider (20) and (21): (20) (21) *The city in that we are living … *The person with that we were talking … But as Sag (1997) notes this is true of who as well, whose pronominal status is beyond doubt. (22) (23) *The people in who we place our trust … *The person with who we are talking … However, Sag’s counterargument appears to be a little off target. e. we can substitute who with 20 whom (but not with that) to get well-formed constructions.

E. the direct object position of the verb read. As the rest of the structure unfolds, readers eventually receive all the necessary information about the correct structure and can identify site 2 as the correct gap position. If the relativized position were marked by a resumptive pronoun, such local ambiguities would not arise, making the retention strategy the most explicit one. g. e. whom), but it is still less explicit than the pronoun retention strategy as it does not distinguish relativization on direct objects from relativization on indirect objects.

Linguistic structures, are easier to process than infrequent ones. All we need to acknowledge at this point is the close connection between social convention, cognitive processing, and linguistic form. 4 Chapter summary In summation, we have seen that in certain situations, speakers apparently have a choice between two semantically equivalent forms: One that contains less linguistic material but introduces more structural uncertainty and another one that contains more linguistic material but is more explicit with respect to structure building processes.

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