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What is a complementizer?



A complementizer is a conjunction which marks a complement clause.

Examples (English)
  • I know that he is here.
  • I refuted the supposition that he is here.
  • I am doubtful that he is here.
  A complementizer is a kind of

Schachter 1985 50


Crystal 1985 60

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