Language and Cognition Department, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics
 by Penelope Brown

Intransitive Predicate Form Class Survey

Different linguistic structures allow us to highlight distinct aspects of a situation. The aim of this survey is to investigate similarities and differences in the expression of situations or events as “stative” (maintaining a state), “inchoative” (adopting a state) and “agentive” (causing something to be in a state). The questionnaire focuses on the encoding of stative, inchoative and agentive possibilities for the translation equivalents of a set of English verbs.


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Danziger, Eve. 1995. Intransitive predicate form class survey. In David Wilkins (ed.), Extension of space and beyond: manual for field elicitation for the 1995 field season, 46-53. Nijmegen: Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics.

Volume 1995 , filed under Event Representation.