GENERAL: A result nominal is a nominal which denotes the result of the action denoted by the verb it is derived from. EXAMPLE: in (i)a the collection refers to an entity which is the result of collecting things.
(i) a the collection was sold b the collection of these particles has only begunResult nominals are distinguished from process nominals which designate an event rather than an entity. In (i)b, the collection of these particles is a process nominal.
|LIT.||Grimshaw, J. (1990)|