Construction Template

1. General

1.1. Label

(name of the construction)

1.2. Reasons for construction status

(reasons for constructional status)

1.3. Examples

2. Language Information

2.1. Comments

2.2. Language

2.3. Variety

(to be filled out if the construction belongs to a particular geographic, social, situational, or stylistic variety or to a particular genre)

2.4. Speech Community

(to be filled out if the construction is used in a particular speech community)

2.5. Language Contact

(to be filled out if the construction influenced by constructions from another languages)

2.6. Time Period

(time period of construction)

2.7. Stage of Acquisition

(comments on age and circumstances of the acquisition)

3. Form

3.1. Syntax

3.1.1. Comments

(general comments on the syntactic properties of the construction)

3.1.2. Internal

3.1.2.1. Valency

(information on valency relationships inside the construction)

3.1.2.2. Constituency

(description of the constituent relationships inside the construction)

3.1.3. External

3.1.3.1. Category

(category label)

3.1.3.2. Structural Position

(syntagmatic relationships with other constructions (but see also 4.3))

3.2. Morphology

3.2.1. Comments

(general comments on the morphological properties of the construction)

3.2.2. Internal

3.2.2.1. Morphological Properties of Elements

(morphological properties of elements)

3.2.3. External

3.2.3.1. Morphological Properties of Construction

(morphological properties of the construction itself)

4. Meaning

4.1. Semantics

4.1.1. Comments

(prose description of construction's meaning)

4.1.2. Internal

4.1.2.1. Frame

(frame evoked)

4.1.2.1.1. Event

(event type)

4.1.2.1.2. Participants

(description of the participants, e.g. as 'selection restrictions')

4.1.2.2. Truth-Conditional Information

(information on the truthconditional properties of the construction)

4.1.2.2.1. Negation

(peculiar behaviours with respect to negation)

4.1.2.2.2. Scope

(description of the scope of the construction)

4.1.3. External

4.1.3.1. Semantic Class

(semantic category)

4.1.3.2. Relation to Construction-External Semantic Elements

(description of semantic relations outside of the construction)

4.1.3.3. Truth Relations

(information on the truthconditional relationships of the construction)

4.1.3.3.1. Semantic Presuppositions

(semantic presupposition)

4.1.3.3.2. Semantic Entailments

(semantic entailments)

4.2. Pragmatics

4.2.1. Comments

(general comments on the pragmatic behaviour of the construction)

4.2.2. Internal

(internal pragmatic properties)

4.2.3. External

4.2.3.1. Indexical Properties

4.2.3.1.1. Deixis

(linguistic and extralinguistic domains indexed)

4.2.3.1.2. Intertextuality

(intertextual links evoked)

4.2.3.2. Interpersonal Function

(politeness, other-self, etc.)

4.2.3.3. Speaker attitude

(modality, epistemic, emotion)

4.2.3.4. Speech Act Function

(illocutionary force)

4.2.3.5. Rhetorical Function

(rhetorical potential)

4.2.3.6. Style

(stylistic features)

4.2.3.7. Pragmatic Presuppositions / Implicature

(modality, epistemic, emotion)

4.3. Discourse Properties

4.3.1. Internal

4.3.1.1. Turn Constructional Status

(status as TCU)

4.3.1.2. Within-Turn Position

(turn-initial, -medial, -final position, etc.)

4.3.2.External

4.3.2.1. Sequential Context

(position in sequence)

4.3.2.2. Position in Text- and Dialogue-Structure

(position in larger discourse structure)

4.3.2.3. Sequence Type

(type of sequence)

4.4. Information Structure

4.4.1. Internal

4.4.1.1. Topic - Comment

(contribution to topic-comment structure)

4.4.1.2. Focus

(placement of focus)

4.4.2. External

4.4.2.1. Signaled Information Status

(status of information as given, new, inferable, etc.)

4.4.2.2. Information Status Requirements

(information status requirements)

4.5. Data

4.5.1. Introspection

(introspective data used)

4.5.2. Authentic data

4.5.2.1. Source data properties

(description of corpus (publicly available/self-compiled, channel/medium, register, genre, text type, speaker info (number of interlocutors, gender, age, background, (non-)native, etc.)))

4.5.2.2. Methods of Analysis

(source material size/length, number of tokens considered, sampling, search string, sample rate, number of retrieved hits, cleaning procedures)

4.6. Literature

(list of literature in which this construction has been discussed)

5. Relations to other constructions

5.1. Subtypes

5.1.1. Diachronic

(relations to subtypes of the construction through time)

5.1.2. Synchronic

(relations to subtypes of the construction)

5.2. Supertypes

5.2.1. Diachronic

(relations to more general constructions through time)

5.2.2. Synchronic

(relations to more general constructions)

5.3. Paradigmatic Relations

(relations to constructions of the same category)

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Label Template
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