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Based almost exclusively on analysis of English and German data, the text deals with the interpretation of adverbially quantified sentences containing definite DPs and free relatives (FRs), concentrating on the origins of Quantificational Variability Effects (QVEs).
as a preposition; it can also be used adverbially when applied to a verb.
(26-32) Remarkable as much for what it adumbrates as for what it simultaneously occludes, the passage evokes quite another "here" that, adverbially, is nowhere.
What emerges seems to be a scene of pastoral ravishing, undertaken by men or gods, in contrast to the Urn's own chaste intactness, even if "still" in line I is read adverbially as an ominous "not yet." Already in stanza 1 a tension gets dramatized between the quality of pristine silence attributed to the Urn as aesthetic object and the possible story it silently tells.
it has no semantic correspondent on the level of the idiomatic meaning, the premodifiing adjective can only be interpreted adverbially relative to the process described by the intransitive verbal paraphrase.
These notions belong to English grammar and have little diagnostic value in the much simpler Iban tense-aspect system, where, if necessary at all, tense and aspect are usually expressed adverbially. While it is good to see a systematic account of the various applications of bisi' (as an existential marker 'there is', a possessive verb 'to have', a copula, a modal marker or an aspect marker) there is little point in trying to explain how they are semantically related; such explanations tend to be speculative and remain vague.
The ancient manuscripts report primum, but this is clearly a difficult reading with videtur unless it is construed adverbially. One anonymous referee suggested that perhaps primum was adverbial, referring to the sending of letters to the Senate: "Caesar's letters to the Senate survive which, by the way, he first of all (before sending them to the Senate) prepared as a libellus memorialis." The passage, as it stands, allows for any of these interpretations.
I am shocked that the allegedly literate find themselves so adjectivally and adverbially challenged as to find solace in such sub-words.
What is relevant for our purposes is that TT is still specified adverbially, in column A, with no reflex in B.
In contrast, in the data from the end of the period, it is very frequently complemented either clausally or prepositionally, and sometimes adverbially modified, as in 24e below.
Price, like Gregory, studies the negative reinforcement in Old and Modern French, concentrating on the rivalry between pas and point, concluding that there is an important syntactical difference, pas being used adverbially and point substantially with the particle de.
The phrase "clear and cold" works adverbially to suggest how the foxes barked - that they should do so "coldly" is typical of Thomas's sharpening one sense against another - but also exerts itself adjectivally to suggest the child snug in bed imagining how it felt to be out on the hills at night.
In Biblical Greek there are a number of ways in which [GREEK TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] and [GREEK TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] are used adverbially, though none of them is common.
Is the Court not at all interested in being adverbially careful outside of this context?