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What is accompaniment as a semantic role?



Accompaniment is the semantic role of a thing that participates in close association with an agent, causer, or affected in an event.

Example (English)
  • In the following sentence, with has the semantic role of accompaniment:

  • I ate dinner with my wife.
  • Generic
      Accompaniment is a kind of

    Larson 1984 199–203

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