[b-hebrew] Generation grammar and b-hebrew

James Christian jc.bhebrew at googlemail.com
Mon Jun 21 01:20:39 EDT 2010


Ok. Any ideas how you would implement this such that the grammar would not
over generate? Have you made any implementations of your scheme?

James Christian

On 20 June 2010 23:53, <dwashbur at nyx.net> wrote:

>
>
> On 20 Jun 2010 at 21:24, James Christian wrote:
>
> >
> > Hi, on reflection I was wondering what your thoughts about NPs with
> > a direct object marker are.
> > Clearly a generic NP rule would cause over generation as subject NPs
> > with a direct object
> > marker would be generated.
> > James Christian
>
> The markers come in the semantic component.  Syntactically, the status of
> an NP as subject
> or object is decided by the generation of the VP, not the NP.  The NP
> internally is neutral.
>
> Dave Washburn
>
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