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lex·i·cal

(leks'ĭ-kăl),
Denoting the vocabulary of speech or language.

lex·i·cal

(leks'i-kăl)
Denoting the vocabulary related to or describing speech or language.
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For illustration, a lexical item A specified with the features <[alpha], [beta]> can lexicalize the syntactic structure in (16) only if [gamma] has been spelled out, for instance, by B with the feature <[gamma]>, (16a), or if [gamma] has moved out, (16b).
Moreover, such a lexicalization leads to a violation of Maximize Span, because we choose to lexicalize a given structure by two lexical items (A+B), when a single one (B) will do.
Thus, when it is necessary to lexicalize a Place head in a locative structure, the only way to go is to use the ending -s, which also lexicalizes Goal structures.
There is, however, an alternative way to lexicalize a Goal phrase--namely, by the lexical item C, which is specified for a superset of the features contained in the node.
There are also hybrid cases between a language of Type 1, where spatial markers that are higher on the hierarchy lexicalize larger chunks of structure, and a language of Type 2, where the lexical entries for two (or more) of the spatial markers have the same number of grammatical features, with these features, of course, being different.
As a consequence, such languages employ the Goal maker <Goal, Place> to lexicalize also a Place structure.
The Source and Goal readings of this marker are triggered only in the presence of certain verbs that lexicalize the Source and Goal heads in the structure.
Such a spatial marker will be then able to lexicalize a Source path, when it recruits its full feature set.
This hypothetical language will use B to lexicalize a Source path, since no other lexical item has the relevant feature <Source>.
In this language, B will lexicalize a Source path, as it has the right feature specification.
Mayanists customarily label dispositional roots that produce transitive stems only under overt derivation P (for "positional"), since roots that lexicalize body positions are typically found in this set, and those that produce transitive stems without a suffix TIP (T for transitive/P for positional (in the most complete Tzeltal dictionary available--Berlin, Kaufman, and Maffi 1990) or P, T (in the Yucatec dictionary of Bricker, Po'ot Yah, and Dzul de Po'ot 1998).
In general, dispositional roots lexicalize a different part of the richer relational aspects of the entire spatial array formed by Figure and Ground.