A Syllogistic Fragment of English with Ditransitive
Verbs in Formal Semantics, Journal of Logic, Mathematics and Linguistics in Applied Sciences, Vol 1, No 1, 2016.
According to Beavers (2011), enviar 'to send' and lancar 'to throw' are ditransitive
because they select a subject that triggers the event, a direct object, which receives the thematic role of Theme, and a third argument that represents Path.
Spec, VP is needed for ditransitive
structures, or also for certain types of unaccusative structures.
Particular semantic structures together with their associated formal expressions are therefore recognised as representational units: the ditransitive
construction, the caused motion construction, the resultative construction, the intransitive motion construction, the passive construction, among others.
The book narrowly examines the spoken data and delivers an account of the distribution of ditransitive
patterns in British regions, analyzes pronominal ditransitives
in more detail, and considers other dialect phenomena involving ditransitives
, especially those in American English dialects.
The afternoon has made the children quiet for a while); and SVOO ditransitive
By contrast, ditransitive
verbs cannot be used with (-)d'a and the same is valid for Tundra Nenets and Forest Enets.
As this section is not devoted to drawing the boundaries between monotransitive and ditransitive
verbs in Pashto, therefore, we would consider only those examples in which the verb is used as monotransitive.
construction provides some illustration.
Verbs that can take a direct and an indirect object are called ditransitive
In this sub-section, I discuss word order facts relating to adverb placement as well as word order in transitive and ditransitive
sentences in the quest to provide evidence that NPs that co-occur with OMs are dislocated in Ikalanga.
contribute cannot participate in the ditransitive
construction, but, according to the FrameNet lexicographers, they belong to the same semantic frame, namely the 'giving' frame.