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What is a beneficiary as a semantic role?



A beneficiary is the semantic role of a referent which is advantaged or disadvantaged by an event.

Example (English)
  • John sold the car for a friend.
  • Generic
      A beneficiary is a kind of

    Larson 1984 199–203

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