contém semântica ‘presentativa’

English translation: the semantic notion of 'presentational'

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16:41 Nov 26, 2006
Portuguese to English translations [PRO]
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Portuguese term or phrase: contém semântica ‘presentativa’
Em fato, eles contém semântica ‘presentativa’ (‘estar’/‘haver’) agregada às noções posicionais ‘em posição vertical’ no verbo  e ‘em posição horizontal’ no verbo 
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English translation:the semantic notion of 'presentational'
Explanation:
My Ph.D. thesis deals with presentational verbs and the constructions that they generate. Eunice Pontes has published a lot on this subject.

Here is my translation of your sentence:

"In fact, the semantic notion of 'presentational' ("estar/‘haver") is added to the positional notions of 'vertical' ??? and 'horizaontal'
???? contained in the verb."

Example from Brazilian Portuguese:

Ter and haver, which are both translated as "have," evolved from two ... **that impersonals, unaccusatives, and existentials have a presentational function**. ...
socrates.berkeley.edu/~mikkelse/bratkievich_thesis.pdf

Example from Catalan (lots of examples):

between **the presentational verb haver** and its object. However, like Central Catalan, Standard Catalan. shows agreement between a deontic verb and its object ...
seneca.uab.es/ggt/Reports/GGT-00-13.pdf

Example from Spanish:

New evidence on the subjecthood issue of **presentational haber**. Rosa Junia García & Esthela Treviño,. Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, Iztapalapa México ...
www.sip.uiuc.edu/conf2001/program.htm
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the semantic notion of 'presentational'


Explanation:
My Ph.D. thesis deals with presentational verbs and the constructions that they generate. Eunice Pontes has published a lot on this subject.

Here is my translation of your sentence:

"In fact, the semantic notion of 'presentational' ("estar/‘haver") is added to the positional notions of 'vertical' ??? and 'horizaontal'
???? contained in the verb."

Example from Brazilian Portuguese:

Ter and haver, which are both translated as "have," evolved from two ... **that impersonals, unaccusatives, and existentials have a presentational function**. ...
socrates.berkeley.edu/~mikkelse/bratkievich_thesis.pdf

Example from Catalan (lots of examples):

between **the presentational verb haver** and its object. However, like Central Catalan, Standard Catalan. shows agreement between a deontic verb and its object ...
seneca.uab.es/ggt/Reports/GGT-00-13.pdf

Example from Spanish:

New evidence on the subjecthood issue of **presentational haber**. Rosa Junia García & Esthela Treviño,. Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, Iztapalapa México ...
www.sip.uiuc.edu/conf2001/program.htm

Muriel Vasconcellos
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