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Query Subject:   Types of coordinators in verbal hendiadys
Author:   Jessica Brown
Submitter Email:  click here to access email

Linguistic LingField(s):  Syntax

Query:   Dear all,

I am looking at verbal hendiadys, where two verbal elements are conjoined with 'and' to form a single complex event (also called pseudocoordination).

An example in English is 'sat and read' in (1):

(1) John sat and read the long book.

This construction also allows extraction of an argument from one of the conjuncts to sentence-initial position:

(2) Which long book did John sit and read?


Does anyone know of/work on a language with more than one form of 'and', and if so:

(i) Is pseudocoordination/verbal hendiadys possible in that language, and

(ii) Which form of 'and' is used?

Looking forward to hearing from you, and thank you in advance,

LL Issue: 24.3199
Date posted: 08-Aug-2013


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