A Syntactic and Semantic Investigation of German and English
Affected Experiencer: a type of applicative argument that is interpreted as psychologically affected; the referent must be sentient
Affectedness: psychological or mental impact on a person
Animacy requirement: the referent must be animate
Applicative Argument: a (nominal) constituent that is not entailed by the sentence and not required for the sentence to be grammatical
At-issue meaning: meaning that is asserted
Benefactive: a nominal constituent that denotes who is benefitting from an event; can be an applicative argument or a selected argument
Bi-eventive: a denotation that includes two event variables (of semantic type v)
Condition B: a binding condition that requires pronouns to be free (not bound) in their binding domain
Condition C: a binding condition that states that referential expressions, such as proper names, cannot be bound
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