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Related to stative: telic
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The token analysis, which looked at all instances of simple past verbs used in the corpus, revealed that most of the contexts involved telic verbs, with stative contexts the least frequent.
a durative or stative situation without an end-point, which is terminated by an accomplishment or achievement, i.
In (2) for example, the lexically stative participle [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], 'needing', 'in need of' is coordinated with the true adjective cpoPepd, 'formidable':
The otherwise eventive verb becomes a derived stative and, more precisely, receives a generic interpretation.
Vendler (1967) Give [left and right arrow] n (2001) States Stative verbs Achievements Compact verbs Accomplishments Accomplishments Activities Activity-process
Ramchand decomposes the verbal phrase into three subevents: an initiation head (init), a dynamic process head (proc), and a stative result head (res).
Future studies could incorporate other verb types such as stative verbs, transitive verbs, intransitive verbs, etc.
identify the use of HAVE as the main verb and classify it into stative or dynamic
However, the unfailing occurrence of a copulative verb stem "-si" in all negative stative copulatives is an outstanding characteristic of Southern Ndebele.
Instead, Julius and Terry work up a series of rather matter-of-fact evaluations that are constructed with strategic micro-pauses to suggest deliberation and precision (line 10), high epistemic markers ("right," "you know," and "we know"), and emphasis on the stative verb "are" (in "gays and lesbians are legal in Vermont"), which accomplishes fact construction via a state of affairs.
the term adjectival suffixes is used for stative verbs (such as
This definition includes all construct infinitive forms of the (lV)qtol pattern, except those from (final yod) roots (and [final 'alef], when formed as if from [final yod] roots); (initial nun) forms are normally included; (geminate) forms are included only in cases where they take the form of a strong verb; (middle waw/yod) forms are excluded, as are many (initial yod) and stative forms, i.
Event" nouns can be interpreted as including a non-prototypical subcategory of state nouns based on stative rather than dynamic verbs.
While Thucydides, Lysias and especially Plato have a marked preference for the combination with stative content verbs, the percentages in Isocrates are spread more equally.
Furthermore, habitual frequentatives can be derived from stative location verbs.