Resultative secondary predication

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Resultative secondary predication is a type of secondary predication which is interpreted as consecutive to the main predication. It is predicates a property of a participant in an event, which is seen as the result of the event decribed by the main predicate.


English (Germanic, Indo-European):

The vase fell to pieces.

Fred was knocked unconscious.

The barn had been painted green.


See also


  • Loeb-Diehl, Flora. 2005. The Typology of Manner Expressions. Diss. Ponsen & Looijen.