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LINGUIST List 20.4458

Mon Dec 21 2009

Qs: Seeking Middle Construction Corpora

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        1.    Jean Charles Khalifa, Seeking Middle Construction Corpora

Message 1: Seeking Middle Construction Corpora
Date: 21-Dec-2009
From: Jean Charles Khalifa <jean.charles.khalifauniv-poitiers.fr>
Subject: Seeking Middle Construction Corpora
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Dear all,

A PhD student of mine, working on syntactic & semantic connections between
TOUGH-constructions and middle constructions (This shirt washes easily /
this shirt is easy to wash) is desperately seeking a substantial corpus for
middles, not necessarily tagged, but preferably including some right and
left context. Could anyone help?

Thanks in advance, and merry Xmas to all of you!

Jean-Charles Khalifa
Senior lecturer in Linguistics
University of Poitiers (France)

Linguistic Field(s): Semantics
                            Syntax
                            Text/Corpus Linguistics

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