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thematic role

Saltos de línea: the|mat¦ic role

Definición de thematic role en inglés:

sustantivo

(In Chomskyan linguistics) any of a set of semantic roles that a noun phrase may have in relation to a verb, for example agent, patient, location, source, or goal. Also called theta role.
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  • A number of verbs belonging to each category are analyzed in terms of the thematic roles and grammatical relations undertaken by the noun phrases required by these verbs.
  • A discussion of thematic roles is closely linked to one of the most complex questions ever: what is meaning?

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