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What is range as a semantic role?

 

Definition
 

Range is the semantic role of the entity that completes, is a product of, or further specifies an event.

Discussion
 

The term range is used differently by some linguists, such as Grimes and Halliday. They give it the same meaning as locative or location.

Example (English)
 
  • They sang a song.
  • Generic
      Range is a kind of
     
    Sources
     

    Longacre 1983 129–130

     

    Grimes 1975 121


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