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Evaluative Adjectives, Scale Structure, and Ways of Being Polite

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Logic, Language and Meaning

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This study is an attempt to add new facts and conclusions to draw from them to an old topic – semantics of evaluative adjectives (Bierwisch 1989). The evidence we will be using is based on a corpus study. The more general goal of this paper is to develop and describe a pipeline that would help solve quantitative semantic tasks in an easier and more systematic way, this particular study being an example.

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Bylinina, L., Zadorozhny, S. (2012). Evaluative Adjectives, Scale Structure, and Ways of Being Polite. In: Aloni, M., Kimmelman, V., Roelofsen, F., Sassoon, G.W., Schulz, K., Westera, M. (eds) Logic, Language and Meaning. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 7218. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-31482-7_14

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