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What is a grammatical relation?

 

Definition
 

A grammatical relation is a role of a noun phrase or complement clause that determines syntactic behaviors such as the following:

 
Kinds
  Here are some kinds of grammatical relations:
 
Generic
  A grammatical relation is a kind of
 
See also
 
Sources
 

Comrie 1989 65–66

 

Andrews, A. 1985 66


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