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Syntactic-Semantic Interface in Hebrew
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The syntax-semantics interface is concerned with the relationship between two kinds of recursive procedures, namely, the procedures that generate sentences in a given language and the procedures that assign meaning to those sentences. This entry reviews this complex relationship in light of research in generative linguistic theory.

Natural language often challenges speakers to derive salient differences in meaning from superficially similar expressions.…

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Kotek, Hadas, “Syntactic-Semantic Interface in Hebrew”, in: Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics, Edited by: Geoffrey Khan. Consulted online on 29 February 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2212-4241_ehll_EHLL_COM_00000471>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004176423



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