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Lexical Semantics, Syntax, and Event Structure
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Lexical Semantics, Syntax, and Event Structure

Malka Rappaport Hovav, Edit Doron, and Ivy Sichel

Abstract

This book focuses on the linguistic representation of temporality in the verbal domain and its interaction with the syntax and semantics of verbs, arguments, and modifiers. Leading scholars explore the division of labour between syntax, compositional semantics, and lexical semantics in the encoding of event structure, encompassing event participants and the temporal properties associated with events. They examine the interface between event structure and the systems with which it interacts, including the interface between event structure and the syntactic realization of arguments and modifiers ... More

Keywords: frame, lexicon, constructions, argument structure, aspect, lexicon‐syntax interface, event structure, lexical semantics, compositional semantics, sign language

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780199544325
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2010 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544325.001.0001

Authors

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Malka Rappaport Hovav, editor
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
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Edit Doron, editor
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
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Ivy Sichel, editor
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
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