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What is a nominal clause?

 

Definition
 

A nominal clause is a subordinate clause that functions as a noun phrase.

Examples (English)
 
  • I know that he is here.
  • From where I stood, I saw the horse.
Kind
  Here is a kind of nominal clause:
 
Generic
  A nominal clause is a kind of
 
Sources
 

Hartmann and Stork 1972 151

 

Quirk, Greenbaum, Leech, and Svartvik 1985 1048

 

Crystal 1985 207


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