The notion of nexus It has several meanings. In this case we are interested in its use in the field of grammar , where it allows to refer to the morpheme or the word that links sentences or phrases through its syntactic function.
The links, therefore, serve to join or link . According to their characteristics , they are called in different ways.
In the case of subordinate nexus , is he who subordinate one proposition to another , placing it at a lower level in relation to its importance. The main sentence is the one that presents the information more relevant, while the other is called subordinate prayer .
The subordination established with the nexus, on the other hand, can be a adverbial subordination , a adjective subordination or one substantive subordination . The nexus itself, meanwhile, can be a pronoun , an adverb, a conjunction or a conjunctive phrase.
Let's see a example : “The young woman left when it was night”. In this case, "The young woman left" It is the main prayer, "when" is the subordinate nexus and “It was already night” It is the subordinate prayer. The subordinate nexus of the example is a temporary adverb ("when") which enables the subordination of the second sentence to the first.
"Fix it as you can" It is another example that includes a subordinate nexus. "As" is the adverb so that it links the other two words that make up the expression: "Fix it" and "You can". The second part ("You can") is subordinate to the first ("Fix it"), with the adverb "as" Operating as a link.