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SUPL: Function Characterizing the Superlative

Definition: The function (SUPL p1 y) = p2 generates a nongradable property p2 from a generic concept or a plurality y, and a gradable property p1. The resulting property p2 has the highest degree within the comparison frame given by y on a scale associated with the property p1.

e.g. “Peter is the best.”

MultiNet (Multilayered Extended Semantic Networks) is developed and maintained
by Intelligent Information and Communication Systems Department of FernUniversität in Hagen.

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