Saturday, 2 February 2019

Classifier: Range Of Semantic Relations

Halliday & Matthiessen (2014: 377):
The range of semantic relations that may be embodied in a set of items functioning as Classifier is very broad; it includes material, scale and scope, purpose and function, status and rank, origin, mode of operation — more or less any feature that may serve to classify a set of things into a system of smaller sets …