subcategory

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sub·cat·e·go·ry

 (sŭb-kăt′ĭ-gôr′ē, sŭb′kăt′-)
n. pl. sub·cat·e·go·ries
A subdivision that has common differentiating characteristics within a larger category.

subcategory

(ˈsʌbˌkætəɡərɪ)
n, pl -ries
a further category within a category already established
Translations
podkategorie
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In other words, the main verb subcategorises for A, T and G.
As stated in the introduction, I call ditransitive verbs those verbs which subcategorise for three participants: one agent (A) and two other arguments, called the Theme (T) and the Goal (G).
Thus, the verb hatan 'order' clearly subcategorises for a dative DP in (12) below (cf.