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Secondary Predicates
(4,216 words)

Secondary predicates (SPs) comprise several phenomena, including verb particles, resultatives, and depictives, which are focused on here. Depictive SPs introduce an additional predication on top of the main verbal predication and are commonly described as participant-oriented adjuncts. They appear in a few forms, of which the most common ones seem to be adjectives, in addition to nouns, adverbs, and analytical constructions. Dep…

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Šarić, Ljiljana, “Secondary Predicates”, in: Encyclopedia of Slavic Languages and Linguistics Online, Editor-in-Chief Marc L. Greenberg. Consulted online on 07 June 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-6229_ESLO_COM_035911>
First published online: 2020

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