"Para que la gente se enteren" La concordancia ad sensum en español oral.

This article describes the phenomenon of semantic agreement in two cases: collective nouns and subjects formed by a complex nominal group. It is shown how agreement ad sensum is not a speaker's mistake or a lack of linguistic expertise, but a possibility of Spanish grammatical system, where spe...

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Main Author: Sánchez Avendaño, Carlos
Format: Artículo
Language: Español
Published: 2015
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Online Access: http://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/filyling/article/view/1747
http://hdl.handle.net/10669/14380
Summary: This article describes the phenomenon of semantic agreement in two cases: collective nouns and subjects formed by a complex nominal group. It is shown how agreement ad sensum is not a speaker's mistake or a lack of linguistic expertise, but a possibility of Spanish grammatical system, where speakers in some cases choose formal agreement (following morphological criteria) and in others they choose semantic agreement (following semantic and textual criteria).