Author Herbst, Thomas
Title A Valency Dictionary of English : A Corpus-Based Analysis of the Complementation Patterns of English Verbs, Nouns and Adjectives
Imprint Berlin/Boston : De Gruyter, Inc., 2004
©2004
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Series Topics in English Linguistics [TiEL] Ser. ; v.40
Topics in English Linguistics [TiEL] Ser
Note Intro -- Contents -- I A brief guide to the Valency Dictionary of English -- 1 The functions of this dictionary -- 1.1 Valency as a problem in language description, foreign language learning and teaching -- 1.2 The corpus basis -- 1.3 Types of information -- 2 The structure of the dictionary -- 3 Complement inventory -- 3.1 Quantitative valency: number of complements -- 3.2 Qualitative valency: Character of complements -- 4 The pattern-and-examples section -- 4.1 Structure -- 4.2 Patterns without pattern specification - attr. and pred. -- 4.3 Symbols for elements in other valency patterns -- 4.4 Frequency of patterns -- 4.5 Examples -- 5 The note block -- 6 Idiomatic phrasal verbs section -- 7 Final remarks -- II Valency theory and the Valency Dictionary of English -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Valency theory and lexicography -- 3 The basic assumptions of valency theory: complements and adjuncts -- 4 The form of the complements -- 4.1 Complements: phrases and clauses -- 4.2 Prepositional complements -- 4.3 Complex complements: one complement or two? -- 4.4 The category ADV -- 5 Semantic and lexical aspects of complements -- 6 Obligatory and optional complements -- 6.1 Three types of necessity: communication - structure - valency -- 6.2 Obligatory and optional complements -- 6.3 Quantitative valency -- 6.4 Gradience and classificatory problems -- 7 Valency patterns in this dictionary -- 7.1 Coverage of complements and adjuncts -- 7.2 The presentation of the patterns -- 7.3 The idiomatic phrasal verb section -- 8 Information on meaning in this dictionary -- 8.1 The semantic and lexical range of the complements -- 8.2 The description of word meaning -- 9 Further information about this dictionary -- 9.1 Corpus basis -- 9.2 Examples -- 9.3 Frequency -- 9.4 Selection of headwords -- Bibliography -- Dictionary -- Approaches to the dictionary
Important symbols occurring in this dictionary
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Subject English language -- Dependency grammar -- Dictionaries.;English language -- Complement -- Dictionaries.;English language -- Adjective -- Dictionaries.;English language -- Noun -- Dictionaries.;English language -- Verb -- Dictionaries
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