Constructing a Lexicon of English Verbs

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Gives an account of the English verbal lexicon which not only systematizes the meanings of lexemes within a hierarchical framework, but also demonstrates the principled connections between meaning and highlights the syntactic complementation patterns of verbs and the patterns of conceptualization in
 

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Contents

The lexicon and linguistic theory
1
Simon Diks Functional Grammar
37
Lexical organization and the FLM
67
Towards a semantic syntax
143
lexicallyrealized contextual parameters
185
liquid consumption
189
visual perception
191
to think something is true
192
Phasal distinctions in existence
238
Phasal distinctions in cognition
239
Variational features
240
Institutionalized cultural models
241
Firstlevel axiological polarizations in sound
244
Secondlevel axiological polarizations in feeling
247
Thirdlevel axiological polarizations in cognition and speech
248
Scale of intensity in verbs of damage
257

to say that something is certain
194
The cognitive axis
203
interrelations with other domains
214
Domain schema
218
Sense components of bawl
224
Definitional constituents of bawl and warble
227
to think carefully about something
230
to think carefully about something
231
argument structure and meaning correlations
232
Lexical distinctions in perception
237
Intensity scale of light
261
argument structure and meaning correlations
263
Vision as an event and process
266
Conclusion
275
Semantic network 294 1
294
Synsem interface of to come to have
301
Notes
305
Author index
336
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