LFG and Role and Reference Grammar

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LFG and Role and Reference Grammar have in common the goals of developing a formal model for the grammars of natural languages that both accommodates typological diversity and avoids syntax-centred derivationality. That said, the two frameworks differ in their choice of conceptual primitives and in the way the different components interact. In the present chapter we explore those differences in particular with respect to core sentence structure, information structure, crosslinguistic patterns and variety, and diachrony
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Handbook of Lexical Functional Grammar
EditorsMary Dalrymple
Place of PublicationBerlin
PublisherLanguage Science Press
Number of pages60
Publication statusPublished - 12 Dec 2022

Publication series

NameEmpirically Oriented Theoretical Morphology and Syntax
PublisherLanguage Science Press


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