Clitic ( Concept )
http://purl.org/linguistics/gold/Clitic


Thing
      |_ Abstract
            |_ Linguistic Unit
                  |_ Grammar Unit
                        |_ Morphological Unit
                              |_ Clitic

Direct SubConcepts:

Enclitic  Proclitic  



Definition:

Clitic is the class of units which members exhibit syntactic characteristics of a lexical unit, but show evidence of being morphologically bound to another lexical unit, the host, by being unstressed or subject to word-level phonological rules [Crystal 1980, 64; Hartmann and Stork 1972, 38; Anderson 1985, 158; Klavans 1982, xi-xiv, 74-76,83,93-95,100-101; Zwicky 1977,5].




PropertiesValuesDefinition
acoustic Realization Spoken Linguistic Expression     The relation between some linguistic unit and its corresponding spoken expression.
constituents Thing     The relation holding between a linguistic unit and a list (rdf:Seq) of its constituents.
has Constituent Linguistic Unit     The relation hasConstituent is an abstract partial ordering relation that expresses dominance between two linguistic units. This relation is meant to cover all possible types of linguistic constituency: phonological, morphological, syntactic, etc. constituency.
has Morphological Constituent Morphological Unit     The relation hasMorphologicalConstituent is an abstract partial ordering relation that expresses dominance between two morphological units. This relation is meant to cover all possible types of morphological constituency.
in Language Human Language Variety     The relation that holds between a LinguisticSign and a Language. The sign is said to be a member or part of that language.
morphological Relation Morphological Unit     A relation holding between morphological units.
realization Linguistic Expression     The relation holding between a linguistic unit and its physical form, either a spoken, written or signed expression.
signed Realization Signed Linguistic Expression     The relation between some linguistic unit and its corresponding signed expression.
string Rep string    
written Realization Written Linguistic Expression     The relation between some linguistic unit and its corresponding written expression.

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