Disjuncts
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Abstract

Disjuncts are syntactically omissible constituents of a clause or sentence, or of a phrase headed by a member lexeme (adjective, noun, pronoun or verb). The term, formed on the analogy with adjunct by means of the separative prefix dis-, points to the fact that disjuncts are optional constituents like adjuncts, but more peripheral than them and less closely related to their predicate or head.

Disjuncts are syntactically omissible constituents of a clause or a sentence (see 1, 2, 3 and 5 below), or of a group headed by …

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Emilio Crespo, “Disjuncts”, in: Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics, Managing Editors Online Edition: First Last. Consulted online on 27 June 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-448X_eagll_SIM_00000450>
First published online: 2013



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