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Relating to the infinitive.
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Adj.1.infinitival - relating to or formed with the infinitive; "infinitival clause"
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Exploring non-finite structures and their diachronic change across languages, linguists relate the synchrony and diachrony of infinitival systems in different languages to each other based on empirical data, and show the extent to which they can account for infinitival systems of modern languages by examining changes in earlier language periods.
The VP metacategory also occurs on the right side of (53), to account for the infinitival complements of control verbs.
It draws its major motivation from the uniformity between ascriptions of knowledge-how and ascriptions of knowledge-wh in English, being all infinitival embedded question constructions.
In this construction, the verb have is followed by an interrogative infinitival clause.
Pinar's focus on the grammatical mode of the infinitival is crucial to a phenomenological-ontological understanding of curriculum, in that he is not concerned with what curriculum is in objective terms.
Spanish infinitival relatives: A proposal about their indefiniteness requirement.
In Forest Enets, lodic 'not be able' behaves as d'oxoras 'not know' as it triggers the infinitival converb on the verb it governs:
In the case of complex clauses (Table 12), statistically significant differences were observed for infinitival clauses and a statistical tendency was found for the production of relative clauses in favour of the CLIL group:
COOK, Philippa (2006): "The German Infinitival Passive: a Case for Oblique Functional Controllers", en Proceedings of the LFG06 Conference, BUTT, M.
Heidegger, however, interprets the word in terms of the grammatical mode of the infinitival, which he relates ultimately to Dasein's relation to truth and Being--a "moving-into-nearness" that is always highlighted by and grounded in the "distance" from Being and truth that can never be traversed or overcome by human Dasein.
The following sentences show that DARE could share its infinitival complement with another modal, in both affirmative and negative clauses, examples (3) and (4), respectively.
Instead, the forms involved are oblique cases of abstract nouns which are morphologically similar to infinitival formations.