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7.2.2.Distribution of heel and its alternants inside the noun phrase

This section discusses the noun-phrase internal syntactic distribution of heel. We start with an investigation of the properties of the bare form heel preceding determiners in Section, which is followed by a discussion of post-determiner inflectible heel in Section Section concludes with a brief comparison between heel and its variant geheel prefixed by ge-. Quantificational heel sometimes alternates with the form gans, but this will not be discussed here since it is an archaic form, not found in the present-day vernacular. It is essentially obsolete, living on in the frozen phrase van ganser harte'wholeheartedly' (where it, in fact, does not alternate with heel).