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Abstract : The literature on nominalizations often distinguishes classes of derived deverbal nominals with an event related interpretation, commonly analyzed as inherited from the semantics of the underlying verbal-aspectual structure. However, the classes of nouns that have been called -eventive- exhibit sometimes contrastive properties. Dealing here with 3 such classes of derived nominals, i.e., Complex Event nominals CENs, Simple Event nominals SENs and -eventive-er nominals, we propose a system that distinguishes between a -strong- grammatical event and a -weak- semantic event to account for the properties of event inheriting nominals.

Keywords : -er nominals simple event nominals argument-structure nominals event variable





Author: Isabelle Roy - Elena Soare -

Source: https://hal.archives-ouvertes.fr/



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