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morpho- +‎ syntactic

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morphosyntactic (not comparable)

  1. Pertaining to morphosyntax.
    • 1988, Andrew Radford, chapter 6, in Transformational grammar: a first course, Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, page 305:
      It is, of course, important to draw a fundamental distinction here between Tense (a morphosyntactic property) and Time Reference (a semantic property). So, for example, in (60) below:
      (60)      If I went there tomorrow, would you come with me?
      went is morphologically a past-tense form, and yet is used in a future timeframe.

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