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In predicational context we are interested about the method in which the predicate-term rapports itself to the subject-term.
In Hengeveld's original proposals for the distinction between interpersonal and representational levels, the former embraced the propositional and the speech act layers of Dik's underlying clause structure, while the latter encompassed the predicate and predicational levels.
6) Dik presents a further classification for those predicates which require a predicational complement taking into account whether the SoA was finally accomplished or not (1997b: 114-15).
The LGM proposes the study of word formation as a double-sided phenomenon, both as a grammaticalization of the lexicon (as in Coseriu 1978) and as a lexicalization of predicational structures, the view that has been adopted by the generative tradition initiated by Lees (1960) and continued by the Generative Semantics school and, more recently, by Baker (1988), Borer (1994), Ghomeshi and Massam (1994).
For example, all languages have both nouns and verbs, because rational thought is predicational in nature -- that is, it proceeds by qualifying one idea with another.
A must be disposed to believe a content that consists of a singular perceptual-demonstrative mode of presentation m in predicational combination with C when the perceptual experience that makes m available presents its object in a red' region of the subject's visual field [in appropriate conditions
Liu invokes the predicational framework in order to suggest that action is properly studied in instrumental as opposed to representational terms.
It will be assumed that functions ([phi]) in FDG operate in predicational configurations of the form [([[alpha].
It refers to the presence of an inherent endpoint in the lexical coding of the basic predicational frame.
There are many different kinds of categoriality, such as the predicational, collective, disjunctive, additive, and relational; there are as many categorial forms as there are articulations that the grammar of various human languages and mathematics can generate.
see Dik (1997: 103) on propositional and predicational terms.
Within the class of equipollent configurations, one further subdivision will be made between PREDICATIONAL configurations of the format [([[alpha].