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ERIC Number: EJ179362
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1977
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On the Notions "Optional" and "Obligatory" in Linguistics
Sanders, Gerald A.
Linguistics, 195, 5-48, Aug 13 77
An examination of the predicates "optional" and "obligatory" is made that suggests that they are far more appropriately viewed as derived rather than primitive notions, whose appropriate attributions follow in all cases from independent linguistic facts and principles of a much more general and more generally significant character. (Author/HP)
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