By Dennis Kurzon (Ed.), Silvia Adler (Ed.)

ISBN-10: 9027229864

ISBN-13: 9789027229861

This e-book is a set of articles which care for adpositions in quite a few languages and from a couple of views. not just does the booklet conceal what's usually handled in experiences from a eu and Semitic orientation - prepositions, however it provides experiences on postpositions, too. the most languages handled within the assortment are English, French and Hebrew, yet there are articles dedicated to different languages together with Korean, Turkic languages, Armenian, Russian and Ukrainian. Adpositions are handled through a few authors from a semantic standpoint, via others as syntactic devices, and a 3rd team of authors distinguishes adpositions from the perspective in their pragmatic functionality. This paintings is of curiosity to scholars and researchers in theoretical and utilized linguistics, in addition to to people who have a unique curiosity in any of the languages handled.

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G. g. (seem) a bright student) it fulfils the valency requirements of a copular verb. The preposition of a prepositional predicative is not chosen on a semantic basis either: it is again lexically determined, in this case by the noun of the noun phrase following the preposition. 39 40 D. J. Allerton Free modifier adverbials (of place, in particular) therefore need to be kept apart from prepositional objects and prepositional predicatives on the basis of having a freely chosen semantically contrastive preposition.

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