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Bauer's (1983) basic definition of MWEs as lexicalised or institutionalised phrases can also be mentioned, where lexicalised phrases include any syntactic, semantic or lexical (i.
The Dynamics of Nominal Classification: Productive and Lexicalised Uses of Gender Agreement in Mawng
Some regional varieties of English have lexicalised the modal auxiliary may into an adverb when it was followed by certain verbs, e.
Dictionaries only list lexicalised units; but many of the compounds encountered in written discourse are new formations, and some patterns are not described in major handbooks (Bauer & Renouf, 2001).
These are cases of conventional euphemism where the metaphorical reference is accepted by the majority of language users, though the euphemistic unit has not been yet fully lexicalised and maintains its literal sense coexisting with the figurative one for euphemistic reference (Crespo-Fernandez, 2011, p.
I shall ask in this paper whether OE participial perception verb constructions (which for the sake of simplicity I shall henceforth refer to as "VOSende" by analogy with VOSI) give rise to a similar inference, and, if so, to what extent it has been lexicalised by a grammaticalised NP + present participle combination.
For a start, it is clear that innit fulfils the property in (9b): it is not a Noun, a Verb or an Adjective but a lexicalised expression.
We can provisionally conclude that manner-of-motion verbs in goal-of-motion constructions are more complex than path-of-motion verbs, since the event structure of the former includes a manner modifier of a lexicalised constant, that is missing in the event structure of the latter.
12) Ceglia (1998:26), explicitly referring to Bjorck, notes that the participles of verbs such as [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], 'it is expedient', [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], 'it is fitting', and [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], 'it is necessary', as well as those of verbs such as [[TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], 'I become', [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], 'I follow', [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], 'I have', and [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], 'I speak', 'non conservano traccia della natura verbale' (13) and should be considered lexicalised.
From a linguistic perspective, "kawaii" is not lexicalised in other languages.
There is no flexibility in the choice of prefix on verb roots requiring a prefix to index either S or P; that is, verb roots with obligatorily prefixation are distributed into lexicalised inflectional classes.
Academic, particularly scientific, texts typically thematise noun groups that are lexicalised, abstract, and dense; whereas everyday texts typically thematise items that are pronominalised.