Relative Clause
(5,412 words)

1. Subordination and relative clauses

Subordination is a syntactic configuration in which a clause functions as a constituent within the structure of another clause either as an argument (subject or complement) or as a modifier. What distinguishes subordinate clauses from independent (or main) clauses is that the f…

Cite this page
Mustafa Mughazy, “Relative Clause”, in: Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics, Managing Editors Online Edition: Lutz Edzard, Rudolf de Jong. Consulted online on 23 July 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1570-6699_eall_EALL_COM_0286>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004177024, 20090831



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