Due to the special properties of predicative complements, which cannot be attributed to any other adjuncts, we discuss this functor separately. The functor assigned to predicative complements has the value
COMPL (complement) is a functor for predicative complements (i.e. optional adjuncts with a dual semantic relation).
For details on predicative complements see Section 10, "Predicative complement (dual dependency)".
Forms. A predicative complement can be expressed by:
noun or adjective: noun, adjective, numeral or pronoun of the nominal or adjectival nature.
Hosté odcházeli spokojeni.
COMPL (=The guests were leaving satisfied.) Fig. 7.60
non-finite verb form: participle, transgressive, infinitive.
Hráči odcházeli ze hřiště nepřemoženi.
COMPL (=The players were leaving the field undefeated.) Fig. 7.61
Sledoval ho, jak se chová.
COMPL k mladším spolužákům. (=He watched him how he behaved to the younger classmates.) Fig. 7.62
Figure 7.61. The
Hráči odcházeli ze hřiště nepřemoženi. (=lit. Players were_leaving from field undefeated.)