Pinkster, Harm (1942-) [1990], Latin Syntax and Semantics [info], xii, 320 p.: ill.; 24 cm. [word count] [Pinkster].
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6.1. Head constituents

The most frequent type of constituent which occurs as Head within NPs is the noun. Examples are given in (1) and (2) above. Apart from cases of substantive use of adjectives and participles (which are discussed in crosssection 6.5.), sometimes pronouns (e.g. (3)) and occasionally an infinitive may function as Head (e.g. (4)) (for examples see K.–St. I.666; Sz. 343–4). The Head constituents are italicized. In (3) cum irraso capite is the Attribute modifying the (pronominal) Head te, in (4) hoc ipsum functions as Attribute with the infinitival Head nihil agere et plane cessare.

(3) di te ament cum irraso capite (`May the gods love you with your shaved head', Pl. Rud. 1303) [5]

(4) me … hoc ipsum nihil agere et plane cessare delectat (`It is exactly this idleness and complete rest which please me', Cic. de Orat. 2.24)

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Pinkster, Harm (1942-) [1990], Latin Syntax and Semantics [info], xii, 320 p.: ill.; 24 cm. [word count] [Pinkster].
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