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Verb Valency Patterns: A Challenge for Semantics-Based Accounts Susen Faulhaber

Verb Valency Patterns: A Challenge for Semantics-Based Accounts

Susen Faulhaber

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ISBN : 9783111743554
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357 pages
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Based on an empirical study of English verbs, the author discusses to what extent complementation is predictable from meaning by examining whether semantically similar verbs also exhibit the same syntactic properties. The significant number ofMoreBased on an empirical study of English verbs, the author discusses to what extent complementation is predictable from meaning by examining whether semantically similar verbs also exhibit the same syntactic properties. The significant number of idiosyncrasies presented rigorously challenge approaches that assume meaning to be the determining force in complementation.