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LINGUIST List 17.3114

Mon Oct 23 2006

Qs: Semantic Types of the (English) Predicative Verbs

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        1.    Mihai Daniel Frumuselu, Semantic Types of the (English) Predicative Verbs

Message 1: Semantic Types of the (English) Predicative Verbs
Date: 20-Oct-2006
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
language semantics’) mentions FACTIVES (know, realise...), IMPLICATIVES
(forget, happen to...), ASPECTUALS (begin, continue...), ITERATIVES
(return, repeat...).

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
also welcome.

Thank you and best regards,
Mihai Frumuselu

Linguistic Field(s): Semantics
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