Converge

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In generative syntax, converge is a notion in the Minimalist Program.

Comments

A derivation converges if it satisfies the interface (i.e LF and PF) conditions. A convergent derivation is what (within the principles and parameters framework) is called a grammatically well-formed derivation.

Link

Utrecht Lexicon of Linguistics

References

  • Chomsky, Noam A. 1993. A Minimalist Program for Linguistic Theory. MIT occasional papers in linguistics, 1-67.
  • Chomsky, Noam A. 1993. A Minimalist Program for Linguistic Theory. MIT occasional papers in linguistics, 1-67.