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Adj.1.implicational - relating to or concerned with logical implication; " implicational language universals"
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This may suggest a kind of implicational hierarchy of semantic relations.
In [section]3 I will offer a brief overview of the work already conducted on the Livonian data, whilst [section]4 will be concerned with outlining my own observations about the types of implicational patterns that can be exploited by language-users in the deduction of novel inflected wordforms.
Last month, the government stirred up controversy with liberal pundits after quoting Lee's appeals trial finding no "implicational request" from Samsung asking the government to influence the merger.
The intention of this paper is to present a sketch of a theory of agreement within the framework of RRG and to propose an implicational universal that can be formulated rather elegantly due to RRG's conception of the layered structure of the clause (cf., e.g., Van Valin 2005: 3-30).
Both have in common the implicational concept that splinting/stabilization of several implants is accomplished through the prosthetic superstructure.
In this way, implicational hierarchies of case distinction versus syncretism in different grammatical contexts can be recognized.
Following Brown, Antweiler distinguishes 'near universals' from 'absolute universals,' and 'implicational universals.' He critiques the notion of absolute universals but accepts statistical universals or near universals (i.e.
In order to achieve this goal, the phonological systems of 25 children with phonological disorder were analyzed, determining the markedness implicational relations of distinctive features and, from there, the implicational model of segmental complexity was constructed.
These patterns of sensory inputs, propositional, and implicational knowledge determines high-level meaning and emotional response that leads to a desire or avoidance.
death, by its strong use of clauses, by its prominent verbs (space, change, be, measure, lie, grow, appear, take, live, etc.), by its moderate use of the progressive aspect (recurring, repeating, etc.), by its strong use of modality (will, can) and inflectional morphology, by its many references to future time, by the implicational relations in the correlative structures that present the negative conditionals, by its rich use of fall-rise intonation and tactical beating near the level of the phonological phrase, and by its relatively strong use of consonance (e.g., will-alder-all-channel-old--swale-small-crumbled; invention-unless-mind-change-line-cannot-among-hummocksspent-bunch-again-ancient-when-crumbled).
The model allows for the investigation of meaning construction at four levels of linguistic description: argument structure (level 1), implicational structure (level 2), illocutionary structure (level 3) and discourse structure (level 4).