By J. Lachlan Mackenzie, María de los Ángeles Gómez-González
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Yn) } predicate arguments satellites terms nuclear predication extended predication Figure 4. The predication structure in FG1 (Dik 1978a: 26) The overall model of FG is as follows: F U N D P R E D I C A T IO N C O N S T R U C T IO N P R E D I C A T IO N S E X P R E S S IO N R U L ES L IN G U IS T IC E X P R ES S IO N S Figure 5. The overall layout of FG1 (from Dik 1980b: 2) One could ask what the four arrows represent in the picture. Is this a productive model that mirrors a Speaker’s process, in which case the arrows 34 Matthew P.
The Amsterdam FG-DISCO group has met at irregular intervals over the last few years, and has been a very inspiring environment for discussion of the topics dealt with in this chapter. I am indebted to the members of this group, Machtelt Bolkestein, Mike Hannay, Caroline Kroon, Lachlan Mackenzie, Rodie Risselada, and Co Vet, for the many openminded and inspiring discussions we have had. A special word of thanks goes to Mike Hannay, for a revival of the group’s activities when the time was there, and to Lachlan Mackenzie for joining this revival.
Both sets are “social in nature” (1978a: 1) with the linguistic rules being “instrumental with respect to” the verbal interaction rules (1978a: 2). We therefore discern three notions of functionalism: language as a whole is functional with respect to social interaction (the functional paradigm); individual linguistic expressions within a language are functional with respect to their uses in particular instances of verbal interaction; and the individual components of linguistic expressions are functional with respect to other components in the expression (cf.