Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics

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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 Manner ca…

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Dagmar Muchnová, “Manner”, in: Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics, General Editor: Georgios K. Giannakis. Consulted online on 26 February 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-448X_eagll_COM_00000227>
First published online: 2013

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