Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://dx.doi.org/10.18419/opus-5724
Authors: Pross, Tillmann
Title: Ontology and argument structure in nominalizations
Issue Date: 2013
metadata.ubs.publikation.typ: Arbeitspapier
Series/Report no.: SinSpeC - Working Papers of the SFB 732 "Incremental Specification in Context";10
URI: http://nbn-resolving.de/urn:nbn:de:bsz:93-opus-87758
http://elib.uni-stuttgart.de/handle/11682/5741
http://dx.doi.org/10.18419/opus-5724
Abstract: Based on data from German -ung nominalizations, I argue that selection restriction tests are not suitable as linguistic tools for ontological disambiguation. Consequently, I question the significance of ontology as a starting point for linguistic theorizing. Instead, I argue for an underspecified account of the ontology of nominalizations, in which disambiguation looses its central role in the commerce with ambiguity.
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