We analyze the semantic and syntactic behavior of verbs by checking the number of their arguments, testing their lexical aspect and their behavior in relation to unaccusativity, analyzing their participation in verb alternations and the semantic component that each verb lexicalizes.
According to this hypothesis, all the activity verbs lexicalize the manner component and all the other verbs, except the stative (5) ones, lexicalize a result meaning.
We intend to show that BP motion verbs lexicalize neither the manner of motion nor only the path, contrary to what is proposed in the linguistic literature (TALMY, 1985, 2000; JACKENDOFF, 1990, LEVIN; RAPPAPORT HOVAV, 1992; LEVIN, 1993, BEAVERS; LEVIM; THAM, 2010; AMARAL, 2010, 2015; DEMONTE, 2011; MENUZZI; RIBEIRO, 2011; GODOY, 2012; SOUTO, 2014; SILVA JUNIOR, 2015).
We intend to show that all BP motion verbs lexicalize the realization of an event, although they do not constitute a single verb class10.
Finally, A lexicalizes the locative structure, since it wins the competition with C and B, again by virtue of having fewest superfluous features.
Thus, when it is necessary to lexicalize a Place head in a locative structure, the only way to go is to use the ending -s, which also lexicalizes Goal structures.
Meithei has a Source marker that lexicalizes only the Source head.
Now, turning to Goal paths, we can imagine a scenario in which B lexicalizes Place and the lexical item A, specified as <Goal>, lexicalizes the Goal head.
If the verb lexicalizes agentivity, as with murder, then the logical structure contains 'DO', which indicates that the argument must be interpreted as an agent.
Note that what they have done is take the verb which lexicalizes the marked pattern and use it to express the unmarked pattern, treating it as an alternating verb.
This also holds for dispossession verbs which lexicalize the non-default linking, e.