Permanent URL to this publication: http://dx.doi.org/10.5167/uzh-57786
Weiss, D (2011). MTT meets Construction Grammar: the Treatment of Argument Structure. In: Boguslavsky, I; Wanner, L. Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Meaning-Text Theory. Barcelona, 295-305.
|Published Version (English)|
Construction grammar offers a valuable tool for handling certain tricky cases that provide a challenge to MTT. In this paper, two such cases are examined, viz. ‘hybrid’ uses of non- motion verbs in motion constructions and omissions of motion verbs resulting in verbless sentences. Finally, the procedure of how to incorporate a construction into the MTT framework is substantiated by means of verbs denoting a physical transfer (giving).
|Item Type:||Book Section, refereed, original work|
|Communities & Collections:||06 Faculty of Arts > Institute of Slavic Languages|
|DDC:||490 Other languages|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||valency structure, Construction Grammar, verb omission, motion verbs, zero construction|
|Deposited On:||05 Mar 2012 17:49|
|Last Modified:||13 May 2013 05:56|
|Publisher:||Universitat Pompeu Fabra|
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