LINGUIST List 17.3114|
Mon Oct 23 2006
Qs: Semantic Types of the (English) Predicative Verbs
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1. Mihai Daniel
Semantic Types of the (English) Predicative Verbs
Message 1: Semantic Types of the (English) Predicative Verbs
From: Mihai Daniel Frumuselu <mihai.frumuselugmail.com>
Subject: Semantic Types of the (English) Predicative Verbs
I am currently looking for an account on the semantic types of predicative
verbs. Ray Jackendoff (‘Semantic structures’) and other scholars mention
CAUSATIVES, INCHOATIVES, INGRESSIVES, RESULTATIVES… Keith Allan (‘Natural
language semantics’) mentions FACTIVES (know, realise...), IMPLICATIVES
(forget, happen to...), ASPECTUALS (begin, continue...), ITERATIVES
Do you know other books or articles that make a systematic and
comprehensive account on the semantics of verbal predications? I am
particularly interested in English, but examples from other languages are
Thank you and best regards,
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