Event Structure and Complex Predicates in Persian

  title={Event Structure and Complex Predicates in Persian},
  author={Karine Megerdoomian}
In addition to simple verbs, Persian employs a large number of complex predicates consisting of a preverbal element and a light verb. The preverbal element can be a noun, an adjective, an adverb or a preposition phrase, which combines with a verb to form a single syntactic predicate. Determining the syntactic and semantic contributions of these two components lies at the center of the investigation of compound verbs (also known as complex verbs or light verb constructions). In the literature on… CONTINUE READING

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