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The Oxford Latin SyntaxVolume II: The Complex Sentence and Discourse$
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Harm Pinkster

Print publication date: 2021

Print ISBN-13: 9780199230563

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2021

DOI: 10.1093/oso/9780199230563.001.0001

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Subordinate clauses filling an argument position

Subordinate clauses filling an argument position

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(p.52) Chapter 15 Subordinate clauses filling an argument position
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The Oxford Latin Syntax
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Harm Pinkster

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/oso/9780199230563.003.0015

Chapter 15 deals with subordinate clauses, both finite and non-finite, which function as argument of their governing verb (traditionally called complement clauses). A distinction is made between declarative, interrogative, and imperative subordinate clauses. They are discussed according to the various subordinating devices: subordinators (e.g. quod, ut), question particles, infinitives (including accusative and infinitive clauses), gerunds, gerundives, and nominal clauses.

Keywords:   Argument, complement, nominal, clause, subordinator, question particle, infinitive, gerund

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