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Summary Details

Query:   adjectives, terminology, follow-up
Author:  Charles J Fillmore
Submitter Email:  click here to access email
Linguistic LingField(s):   Lexicography

Summary:   Colleagues,

Yesterday's question about needing a term for a distinction in
adjective use yielded lots of helpful responses. The terms I'll
settle on are "relational" and "qualitative". Thanks especially to
Robert Beard.

(ECONOMIC is mainly relational; ECONOMICAL is mainly qualitative;
EDUCATIONAL in 'educational institution' is relational; in
'educational experience' it's qualitative; etc.)

Chuck Fillmore
Charles J. Fillmore, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720
Office in ICSI: 510 642 4274 extension 314

LL Issue: 8.1134
Date Posted: 04-Aug-1997
Original Query: Read original query


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