Units 4 and 5: The Sentence and The Complement's Function (The…
Units 4 and 5: The Sentence and The Complement's Function
Copulative or Atributive
a noun that is part of the predicate of a sentence which has a verb be
Subject + verb (be) + atribute
the type of relationship stablished between the meaning of the root and the personal morpheme acting as a gramatical subject
a well defined semantic value
they work alone
Their verbs can be
a general meaning
Kinds of predicate
The Complement's Function
give a better meaning to the verb
Commute with the personal pronouns "lo, la, las, los."
goes behind the verb
In pasive sentences it is the passive subject
Complements of measurment, length, weight and price work as CD.
Prepositional Complement or Suplement
it can't be eliminated without changing the meaning of the sentence
its built with any preposition
incompatible with the CD
gives a better meaning to the verb
expresses the person, animal, or thing in which the action of the transitive verb is met
Commutes with the personal pronouns "le, les"
Introduced by the prepositions "a" or "para"
In passive sentences it can not be the subject
modifies externally the verbal nucleus
doesn't commute with any personal pronouns
can be introduced by any preposition
Can appear many times in a sentence
Answers the questions Where?, How?, When?, etc.