Verb Semantics and Syntactic Structure


Linguistics Workshop Series 4
Verb Semantics and Syntactic Structure


978-4-87424-133-2 C3081
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■Taro Kageyama 編



Taro Kageyama

 1. Preamble

 2. Theoretical Issues in Verb Semantics

 3. Contributors to This Volume

On the Lexical Conceptual Structure of Psych-Verbs

Yuriko Hatori

 1. Introduction

 2.  Issues with Psych-Verbs and Previous Analyses

 3. Lexical Semantic Analyses

 4.  Psych-Verbs and Path Expressions

 5.  Psych-Verbs and With-Phrases

 6.  Apparent Counterexamples and Instrumental With-Phrases

 7. On Semantic Extensions

 8. Concluding Remarks

Denominal Verbs and Relative Salience in Lexical Conceptual Structure

Taro Kageyama

 1. Introduction

 2. Variables and Constants in Lexical Conceptual Structure

 3. Location and Goal/Source Verbs

 4. Locatum Verbs and Possessional WITH

 5.  Testing the Universality of Cognitive Salience

 6. Lexicalization of Theme Arguments

  6.1. Button and Unbutton

  6.2. Verbs of Removal

  6.3. Weather Verbs

  6.4. Verbs of Birth-Giving

 7. The Salience Principle

 8. ‘Incorporation’ in Syntax, Morphology, and Semantics

 9. Conclusion

The Syntax and Semantics of Spray/Load Verbs

Tadao Maruta

 1. Introduction

 2. Rappaport and Levin (1988)

 3. The Butter-type Verbs

 4. Proposals

 5. Consequences

 6. With-Phrases as Argument-Modifiers

 7. Conclusion

The Middle Construction and Semantic Passivization

Masaru Nakamura

 1. Introduction

 2. An Outline of X’-Semantics

 3. Properties of the Middle Construction

 4. The Semantic Passivization as Middle Formation

  4.1. The Semantic Passivization

  4.2. Implicit Subjects and Genericity of Middles

  4.3. NP-Movement

   4.3.1. Arguments for NP-Movement

   4.3.2. Arguments against the Unergativity of Middles

 5. Middle Verbs

  5.1. DO Verbs

  5.2. CAUSE Verbs

  5.3. BE, BECOME, and INCH Verbs

  5.4. Other Non-Middle Verbs

   5.4.1. Verbs of Creation

   5.4.2. Verbs of Intentional Activity

   5.4.3. Verbs of Change of Position/Possession

 6. Adjunct Middles

 7. Summary

Externalization and Event Structure

Naoyuki Ono

 1. Introduction

 2. Externalization as Foregrouding of the Event Structure

  2.1. Event Structure

  2.2. Event Types

   2.2.1 Adjectival Passives

   2.2.2 Middles

   2.2.3 Passive Nominals

  2.3 Foregrouding the State Component

 3. Composition in Event Structure

  3.1. Japanese Verbal Nouns

  3.2. -Able Adjective Formation

 4. Conclusion

Verb Prefixation on the Level of Semantic Structure

Yoko Yumoto

 1. Introduction

 2. Un-Verbs

 3. Over-Verbs

 4. Out-Verbs

 5.  Concluding Remarks

Yuriko Hatori: Departmant of English Language and Literature, Kawamura Gakuen Woman’s University

Taro Kageyama: School of Humanities, Kwansei Gakuin University

Tadao Maruta: Faculty of Humanities, Yamagata University

Masaru Nakamura: Department of English Linguistics, Tohoku University

Naoyuki Ono: Faculty of Education, Yamagata University

Yoko Yumoto: Faculty of Language and Culture, Osaka University