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Causer As A Semantic Role

Causer As A Semantic Role

Causer is the semantic role of the referent which instigates an event rather than actually doing it.

The causer is usually the surface subject of the verb in a sentence.

(English)

Peter tripped John.

Page/s: 199–203
Source: Larson 1984

Larson, Mildred L. 1984.Meaning-based translation: A guide to cross-language equivalence. Lanham, MD: University Press of America.

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