Norm-Relatedness in Degree Constructions

  • Sveta Krasikova


We consider the distribution of norm-related readings with dimensional adjectives across various degree construction in Russian and English and argue that the observed pattern as well as some well-known asymmetries in the use of antonyms in English follow from the assumption that gradable adjectives are ambiguous between the scalar and the vague predicate meaning.
How to Cite
Krasikova, S. (2019). Norm-Relatedness in Degree Constructions. Proceedings of Sinn Und Bedeutung, 13(1), 275-290.