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  élargir
  élargissement1
  élargissement2
  élatif
  élément
  élément coordonné
  élément initial
élément postiche
  élément récursif
  élément verbal
  élider
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  elliptique
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expletive2

Fr    élément postiche, explétif2, mot explétif, symbole postiche

nS

Synonym(s): dummy2, dummy element, dummy symbol, floating element, prop, prop word

Related term(s): extraposition

Domain: Generative / Transformational Grammar

Source(s):

Chomsky 1986a: 94-95 (expletive element)
CHOMSKY, Noam. (1986a) Knowledge of Language: Its Nature, Origin, and Use. New York : Praeger. (GB)


Crystal 2003: 171
CRYSTAL, David. (2003) A Dictionary of Linguistics and Phonetics, 5th Ed Oxford: Blackwell.


ELL: 5120
The Encyclopedia of Language & Linguistics. (1994) Oxford: Pergamon Press.


Fillmore 1968: 44
FILLMORE, Charles J. (1968) "The Case for Case," in Bach & Harms (eds.), Universals in Linguistic Theory. New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1-88. (CG)


Haegeman 1991: 53-55
HAEGEMAN, Liliane. (1991) Introduction to Government and Binding Theory. Oxford: Blackwell. (GB)


Hartmann & Stork 1972: 81
HARTMANN, R.R.K. & STORK, F.C. (1972) Dictionary of Language and Linguistics. London: Applied Science Publishers.


Lasnik 1999: 35f.
LASNIK, Howard. (1999) Minimalist Analysis. Malden, Mass. : Blackwell. (GB)


Lyons 1971: 393
LYONS, John. (1971) Introduction to Theoretical Linguistics. Cambridge: University Press. 


Nash 1968: 74
NASH, Rose. (1968) Multilingual Lexicon of Linguistics and Philology: English, Russian, German, French. Coral Gables, FL: University of Miami Press. 


Palmatier 1972: 54
PALMATIER, Robert A. (1972) A Glossary for English Transformational Grammar. New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts. (GG)


Trask 1993: 87
TRASK, R. L. (1993) A Dictionary of Grammatical Terms in Linguistics. New York: Routledge.


Webelhuth 1995: 39-40, 424f. (transitive expletive [TE])
WEBELHUTH, Gert (ed.) (1995) Government and Binding Theory and the Minimalist Program: Principles and Parameters in Syntactic Theory. Cambridge, Mass. : Basil Blackwell. (GB)


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  expert systems
  expiration
  explain1
  explain2
  explanation
  explanatory
  expletive1
expletive2
  expletive3
  expletive pronoun
  explicature
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  explosion
  exponence
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