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What is time as a semantic role?

 

Definition
 

Time is the semantic role of the temporal placement of an event.

Example (English)
 
  • The whistle will sound at noon.
  • Generic
      Time is a kind of
     
    Sources
     

    Larson 1984 199–203

     

    Givón 1984 133


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