Manner
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Abstract

Manner is a semantic role akin to Time, Space, Cause, etc., assigned to the syntactic function Adverbial. Manner Adverbials usually modify a state of affairs expressed by the predicate; more precisely, they refer to how an event happens. Being non-required by verbal valency, they are classified as free adjuncts. The semantic role Ma…

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Dagmar Muchnová, “Manner”, in: Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics, Managing Editors Online Edition: First Last. Consulted online on 24 April 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-448X_eagll_COM_00000227>
First published online: 2013



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