Data for: Constructions and image-schema preservation. A historical-comparative analysis of PAY in Greek and English

Published: 14 February 2018| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/465v3h7kvc.1


This dataset contains: a) about 340 instances of the English term "pay", coded by MEANING for the semantic type (PERSON, THING, AMOUNT, LEXICAL_AMOUNT, GOODS) of its syntactic arguments (Direct Object, Indirect Object, for-Indirect Object, of-Indirect Object. b) about 4,000 instances of the Ancient Greek term "pleroo", originally meaning FILL, coded for the behavioural profile of the term, for MEANING, AGENT, PATIENT, FILLER, TENSE, VOICE, CONJUGATION, CONSTRUCTIONAL CODE. The length of the files varies, from about 100 instances to about 1900.