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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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Among the topics are language acquisition and change: the acquisition of the Catalan partitive and locative clitics, pronoun interpretation and processing in Catalan and Spanish bilingual and monolingual speakers, subject realization in infinitival complements of causative and perceptual verbs in European Portuguese: evidence from monolingual and bilingual speakers, and restructuring and complexification of inflectional morphology under linguistic contact: the case of a Galician dialect.
The pronoun is followed by a verb, in this case an infinitival construction, wants to, another verb, put, and finally a direct object, the question.
Pokusati as a modal verb syntactically allows only for an infinitival complement (such as pokusati citati 'to try to read'), whereas other verbs mostly allow for a complement in the accusative case.
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.
NEG-have.PART be.lPSG how pay 'I had no way to pay' In this construction, the verb have is followed by an interrogative infinitival clause.
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:
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.