This thesis develops a prototype approach to lexicosyntactic categorisation and
exemplifies the approach for a set of Japanese adverbs. The general proposals developed
in this thesis should contribute to an understanding of lexical subcategorisation where
substantial heterogeneity is an issue. In addition, the thesis advances Japanese
lexicography by providing detailed analyses of the meaning and use of a number of specific
Loosely, the adverbs in the set express the...[Show more]
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