On Deriving -ing Adjectives

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Abstract

The present study aims to clarify the nature of the lexical processes operating in the derivation of -ing adjectives based on psych verbs. I argue in favor of the view that the effects of the relevant lexical processes are predictable from the Projection Principle if we adopt a particular mode of lexical representation and assume principles of argument realization guiding the mapping between the lexical representations and the syntactic structures.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)56-69
Number of pages14
JournalEL
Volume7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1990 Jan 1
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Language and Linguistics
  • Linguistics and Language

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