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The unique vector constraint: The impact of direction changes on the linguistic segmentation of motion events.
(Oxford University Press, 2003)
This paper draws on ongoing research of the Event Representation group within the Argument Structure project at the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics in Nijmegen. The Event Representation group is dedicated ...
What does it mean to be a dependent?
(CSLI Publications, 2003)
This paper shows that the Gerund Phrase (GP) in the Spanish Gerund Construction (e.g., El jefe entr´o a su oficina corriendo, lit. ‘The boss entered his office running’) is sometimes a complement (in SGCC) and sometimes ...
Morpholexical transparency and the argument structure of verbs of cutting and breaking
(De Gruyter, 2007)
Guerssel et al.’s 1985 generalizations regarding the argument structure of verbs of cutting and breaking (C&B) are reanalyzed based on the principles of Morpholexical Transparency and Complete Linking. A working hypothesis ...
Argument and Event Structure in Yukatek Verb Classes
In Yukatek Maya, event types are lexicalized in verb roots and stems that fall into a number of different form classes on the basis of (a) patterns of aspect-mood marking and (b) privileges of undergoing valence-changing ...
Enriching Wordnets with new relations and with event and argument structures
(Springer Verlag, 2006)
This paper argues that wordnets, being concept-based computational lexica, should include information on event and argument structures. This general approach is relevant both for allowing computational grammars to cope ...