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What is measure as a semantic role?

 

Definition
 

Measure is a semantic role which notes the quantification of an event.

Example (English)
 
  • The new coat costs $70.
  • Generic
      A measure is a kind of
     
    Sources
     

    Larson 1984 199–203

     

    Longacre 1983 159


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