MECORE: A cross-linguistic investigation of meaning-driven combinatorial restrictions in clausal embedding
MECORE is a research project on formal semantics, jointly funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG).
The project will pursue an integrated approach to investigate the relation and interaction between semantic properties of clause-embedding predicates and their selectional properties, by combining cross-linguistic data-collection and experimental semantics with the development of unified theoretical analyses. Please see About for details of the project.
The project is being run concurrently in Edinburgh (Wataru Uegaki + Ciyang Qing), Konstanz (Maribel Romero + Deniz Özyildiz), and Amsterdam (Floris Roelofsen). It has originated from the research collaboration network “Searching for semantic universals in the modal and attitudinal domains”, funded by the Dutch Research Council.
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