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Towards an alternative description of incomplete sentences in agglutinative languages

@inproceedings{Ido2001TowardsAA,
  title={Towards an alternative description of incomplete sentences in agglutinative languages},
  author={Shinji Ido},
  year={2001}
}
This thesis analyses ‘incomplete sentences’ in languages which utilise distinctively agglutinative components in their morphology. In the grammars of the languages dealt with in this thesis, there are certain types of sentences which are variously referred to as ‘elliptical sentences’ (Turkish eksiltili cümleler), ‘incomplete sentences’ (Uzbek to‘liqsiz gaplar), ‘cut-off sentences’ (Turkish kesik cümleler), etc., for which the grammarians provide elaborated semantic and syntactic analyses. The… 

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