The Concept of Path in Telic Events with Verbs of Manner of Motion



Year of publication 2011
Type Article in Periodical
Magazine / Source Topics in Linguistics
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Arts

Field Linguistics
Keywords telicity; atelicity; path; scalar vector; bipolar vector; extent; manner verbs
Description The paper demonstrates that the character of the path is linked in principled ways to the semantics of the motion verb (in terms of its graduality, scalarity and boundedness) and to the semantics of the path phrase (the character of the path is determined by the semantics of the preposition and the semantics of the nominal expression).

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