By J. Weingreen
A pragmatic Grammar for Classical Hebrew
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Once in a blue moon b. He is suffering from yellow fever, c. He’s got green fingers. But, on the other hand, colour names themselves are seldom expressed collocationally. 19 Material names show a comparable pattern. It is not uncommon that a material noun appears in a collocation or idiom, as the following examples show. (27) a. b. c. d. He’s got a heart of stone. A wooden wedding (‘its fifth anniversary’) I received an icy reply. Every cloud has a silver lining. However, the literal meaning is hardly ever collocational.
Certain lexical elements, for example many prepositions, light verbs like make, go and do, and intensifying adjectives or adverbs like long, deep, heavy, occur in collocations very often. If a separate alternative value is needed in the disjunctive meaning functions of these elements for each and every collocation in which the element shows up, this results in extremely complex meaning functions. g. in terms of ‘lexical functions’ in the sense of Mel’èuk et al. (1984) (cf. 6), is a topic for further research.
If one nevertheless wants to adhere to the principle in (60) for collocations such as spick and span, then an underlying, abstract head must be postulated. The situation is different in the case of other classes of collocations. Consider the case of the verb look after. None of the elements is the head according to the semantic definition, since neither look nor after is a hyperonym of look after. 4. 46 Cf. Zwicky (1985) for other definitions and Hudson (1987) for a defence of the concept. The nature of collocational restrictions 41 (61) a The diplomats will look after their nations’ interests, b.
A Practical Grammar for Classical Hebrew by J. Weingreen