Beneficiaries in Modern Greek and Spanish: Description and reassessment of a semantic role

Antonio R. Revuelta Puigdollers


This paper studies the different flavours of beneficiaries in Modern Greek beyond the usual suspects. The purpose of this paper is to give a full account of this function in Modern Greek and to reassess the category benefactive in general. Greek data are compared with those taken from Spanish.


semantic role, beneficiary, benefactive, malefactive, recipient, behalf, cause

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