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Title: Para uma gramática do adjectivo [Towards a Grammar of Portuguese Adjectives]
Paper URL: http://www.alfa.ibilce.unesp.br/download/v50-2/07-Rio-Torto.pdf
Author: Graça Rio-Torto
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Institution: Universidade de Coimbra
Linguistic Field: Morphology; Syntax
Subject Language: Portuguese
Abstract: Based on central dimensions - semantic, argumental, morphological, distributional - conveyed to the characterization of the adjectival category in Portuguese, this paper describes the functional properties of the most relevant adjectival classes: qualifying adjectives, classificatory adjectives, argumental/thematic adjectives and predicative adjectives.
Type: Individual Paper
Status: In Progress
Publication Info: Alfa. Vol. 50, No. 2, 2006: 103-129. São Paulo. ISSN: 1981-5794.
URL: http://www.alfa.ibilce.unesp.br/download/v50-2/07-Rio-Torto.pdf


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