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What is a result?



A result is a semantic role that refers to that which is produced by an event.


This role is usually encoded as the surface object of a sentence.


The term result is similar in meaning to the term range as used by Longacre and others.

Example (English)

Here is an example of result as a semantic role:

  • They baked a cake.
  • Generic
      A result is a kind of

    Fillmore 1968


    Larson 1984 199–203

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