Bimembral

Bi`mem´bral


a.1.(Gram.) Having two members; as, a bimembral sentence.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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166 of the English translation.) Recently, however, Robert Ritner (in a paper delivered on August 30, 2002, at the Eighth International Congress for Demotic Studies, Wurzburg, currently available in pdf form on the website of the Oriental Instutite) has proposed reading the p3 (etc.) element of the "Pseudo-Cleft sentence" as a copula rather than a definite article before the relative phrase, making the construction a bimembral A pw sentence rather than a copula-less nominal sentence.
(11) Conversions of bimembral nominal sentences are extremely common.