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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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Relative clauses

Relative clauses

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(p.471) Chapter 18 Relative clauses
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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/9780199230563.003.0018

Chapter 18 deals with relative clauses, of which two types are distinguished: adnominal relative clauses, which modify an antecedent (a head-noun), and autonomous relative clauses, without an antecedent. Adnominal relative clauses can be restrictive or non-rectrictive. Autonomous relative clauses can fulfil various syntactic functions within their sentence and can be modified by determiners (especially is) and quantifiers. In addition, the connecting relative can be used to connect sentences.

Keywords:   relative, clause, adnominal, autonomous, antecedent, connecting

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