Inquiry: Changes in meaning and argument structure of verbs!
johanna.barddal at UIB.NO
Wed Jan 23 17:16:52 UTC 2013
Apologies for multiple postings!
I have a student who is comparing predicates in Old and Modern
Russian, in particular to which degree changes in argument and
predicate structure is concomitant with changes in meaning. There is a
consensus in the field that changes in meaning can also result in
changes in argument structure, but I wonder to which degree this has
been documented historically. I would therefore appreciate references
to any work on this topic that you guys might know of.
I'll post a summary of the responses for the list.
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