Diathesis alternations and NP semantics - ResearchGate

Some diathesis shifts are argued to involve changes in the semantic type of NP arguments, including possible alternations between ‘referential ’ NPs and ‘property-type ..."

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This paper explores the hypothesis that Russian alternating Genitive NPs 1 have a “property-type” semantics, a hypothesis that aims to capture insights about “decreased referentiality ” expressed by researchers from Jakobson (1971/1936) to Franks (1995) and Bailyn (2004).


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