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date: 19 May 2019

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The chapter explains the cognitive and linguistic aspects of Frame Semantics, and its implementation in FrameNet, a lexicon of English using annotated corpus examples to document the syntactic–semantic valences of verbs, nouns, and adjectives. It also covers frame relations, extensions to other languages, and implications for theories of polysemy, anaphora, coherence, etc.

Keywords: frame semantics, lexical semantics, annotation, constructions, construction grammar, semantic role, case role

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