Adjunct Subordinate ( Concept )
http://purl.org/linguistics/gold/AdjunctSubordinate


Thing
      |_ Abstract
            |_ Linguistic Unit
                  |_ Grammar Unit
                        |_ Syntactic Unit
                              |_ Syntactic Construction
                                    |_ Clause
                                          |_ Subordinate Clause
                                                |_ Adjunct Subordinate


Definition:

A word or phrase which is used to extend the meaning of another word or phrase, but which is not one of the main structural elements of a sentence [Hartmann and Stork 1972: 5]. Adjunct clauses include subordinate clauses (i.e. those with overt subordinating conjunctions).


Usage Notes

Examples
Language Code: eng English example of adjunct subordinate
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He sat down because he was tired.

'because he was tired' functions as an adjunct in the subordinate clause


References:
Hartmann and Stork 1972: 225


PropertiesValuesDefinition
acoustic Realization Spoken Linguistic Expression     The relation between some linguistic unit and its corresponding spoken expression.
constituents Thing     The relation holding between a linguistic unit and a list (rdf:Seq) of its constituents.
has Constituent Linguistic Unit     The relation hasConstituent is an abstract partial ordering relation that expresses dominance between two linguistic units. This relation is meant to cover all possible types of linguistic constituency: phonological, morphological, syntactic, etc. constituency.
has Syntactic Constituent Syntactic Unit     The relation hasSyntacticConstituent is an abstract partial ordering relation that expresses dominance between two syntactic units. This relation is meant to cover all possible types of syntactic constituency.
in Language Human Language Variety     The relation that holds between a LinguisticSign and a Language. The sign is said to be a member or part of that language.
ordering Relation Linguistic Unit     Any relation that establishes a linear ordering of linguistic units.
realization Linguistic Expression     The relation holding between a linguistic unit and its physical form, either a spoken, written or signed expression.
signed Realization Signed Linguistic Expression     The relation between some linguistic unit and its corresponding signed expression.
string Rep string    
written Realization Written Linguistic Expression     The relation between some linguistic unit and its corresponding written expression.

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