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Syntactic function of the relative pronoun in the relative clause
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The relative pronoun may have the following syntactic functions in the relative clause: an argument of the verb, a prepositional complement, an adverbial or a possessor. In the example below, the relative pronoun functions an argument of the verb, more specifically, as direct object:

Example 1

De famkes dy't se seagen
the girl.PL that.PL they saw
The girls that they saw
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More details about the syntactic function of the relative pronoun in the relative clause can be found by following the corresponding links:

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More details can be found in Hoekstra (1993) and Hoekstra (2002).

References:
  • Hoekstra, Jarich1989The split CP hypothesis and the Frisian complementiser system
  • Hoekstra, Jarich2002Relativisation in FrisianPoussa, Patricia (ed.)Relativisation on the North Sea littoralMuenchen63-76
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