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  proportionnalité
  proportionnel
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  proposer
  propositif
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  proposition2
proposition adverbiale de but
  proposition adverbiale de concession
  proposition adverbiale de conséquence
  proposition adverbiale de temps
  proposition hypothétique
  proposition incidente
  propositionnel
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purpose clause

[Subentry of clause1, purpose1]

Fr    proposition adverbiale de but, proposition de but, proposition finale, subordonnée de but, subordonnée finale

Synonym(s): final clause

Type of: adverbial clause

Domain: Syntax

Source(s):

Bybee etal. 1994: 228-229
BYBEE, Joan, PERKINS, Revere & PAGLIUCA William (1994) The Evolution of Grammar: Tense, Aspect, and Modality in the Languages of the World. Chicago : Univ. of Chicago.


Cook 1969: 61
COOK, Walter C. (1969) Introduction to Tagmemic Analysis. Washington: Georgetown University Press. (TA)


DIK I 1997: 400
DIK, Simon C. (1997) The Theory of Functional Grammar, Part 1, 2nd edition: The Structure of the Clause. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. (FG)


Doke 1935: 181 (clause of purpose)
DOKE, Clement M. (1935) Bantu Linguistic Terminology. London: Longmans, Green, & Co.


Givon 1984: 836-837
GIVON, Talmy. (1984) Syntax: A Functional-Typological Introduction, Vols. I & II. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. (SY)


Grimes 1975: 121
GRIMES, Joseph E. (1975) The Thread of Discourse. The Hague: Mouton. (DA)


Halliday 1994: 155 (Circumstantial of Purpose).
HALLIDAY, M.A.K. (1994) An Introduction to Functional Grammar (Second Edition). London: Edward Arnold.  (FG)


Quirk etal. 1985: 1107-1108 (clause of purpose)
QUIRK, Randolph, GREENBAUM, Sidney, LEECH, Geoffrey, & SVARTNIK, Jan. (1985) A Comprehensive Grammar of the English Language. London: Longman.


Trask 1993: 224
TRASK, R. L. (1993) A Dictionary of Grammatical Terms in Linguistics. New York: Routledge.


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  punctuation
  punctuation marker
  purism
  purist
  purport
  purpose1
  purpose2
  quadrangular vowel system
  quadrisyllable
  qualification1
  qualification2
  qualify
  qualifying
  qualitative
  qualitative alternation

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