"Beyond Alternations" provides a unified account of the semantic effects of the German applicative ("be-") construction. Using natural data from a variety of corpora, the authors propose that this pattern is inherently meaningful and that its meaning provides the basis for creative extensions.

Beyond Alternations 2001, Center for the Study of Language and Information Publica Tion, Stanford, CA

ISBN-13: 9781575863306

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Beyond Alternations 2001, Center for the Study of Language and Information Publica Tion, Stanford, CA

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