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complementizer
also called Complementiser

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  1. in linguistics

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  2. as used in linguistics (especially generative grammar), is a syntactic category (part of speech) roughly equivalent to the term subordinating conjunction in traditional grammar

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  3. apparently first used by Rosenbaum (1967)

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  4. For example, the word that is generally called a complementizer in English sentences like Mary believes that it is raining

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  5. Evidence that the complementizer functions as the head of its clause includes the fact that it is commonly the last element in a clause in languages like Korean or Japanese, in which other heads follow their complements, and always first in "head-ini

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