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cognitive basis of polysemy

cognitive basis of polysemy

new sources of evidence for theories of word meaning

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Published by P. Lang in Frankfurt am Main, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Polysemy.,
  • Psycholinguistics.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementMarina Rakova, Gergely Pethő, Csilla Rákosi (eds.).
    SeriesMetaLinguistica -- v. 19
    ContributionsRakova, Marina, 1973-, Pethő, Gergely., Rákosi, Csilla.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP325 .C553 2007
    The Physical Object
    Pagination264 p. ;
    Number of Pages264
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16473563M
    ISBN 100820477400
    ISBN 109783631540947
    LC Control Number2007476270

    Mapping semantic spaces: A constructionist account of the "light verb" xordaen 'eat' in Persian by Family, Niloufar ; 9. Cats and bugs: Some remarks about semantic parallelisms by Masson, Michel ; While all topics are presented in terms accessible to both undergraduate and graduate students of linguistics, cognitive linguistics, psycholinguistics, cognitive science, and modern languages, this work is sufficiently comprehensive and detailed to serve as a reference work for scholars who wish to gain a better understanding of cognitive linguistics. Concept, Image, and Symbol.

    Linguistic forms, in this view, are closely linked to the semantic structures they are cognitive basis of polysemy book to express. Each of these linguists began developing their own approach to language description and linguistic theory, centered on a particular set of phenomena and concerns. Routledge, Aristotle on Homonymy "Those things are called homonymous of which the name alone is common, but the account of being corresponding to the name is different The opening chapters develop a novel theoretical orientation for the study of polysemy via a close examination of two theoretical traditions under the broader cognitivist umbrella: Langackerian and Lakovian Cognitive Semantics and Wierzbickian Natural Semantic Metalanguage. The principal focus of functional linguistics is on explanatory principles that derive from language as a communicative system, whether or not these directly relate to the structure of the mind. For example, the verb "to get" can mean "procure" I'll get the drinks"become" she got scared"understand" I get it etc.

    Some apparently unrelated words share a common historical origin, however, so etymology is not an infallible test for polysemy, and dictionary writers also often defer to speakers' intuitions to judge polysemy in cases where it contradicts etymology. While all topics are presented in terms accessible to both cognitive basis of polysemy book and graduate students of linguistics, cognitive linguistics, psycholinguistics, cognitive science, and modern languages, this work is sufficiently comprehensive and detailed to serve as a reference work for scholars who wish to gain a better understanding of cognitive linguistics. The Cognitive Basis of Grammar. For example, if a man were to shoot his grandmother at a range of five hundred yards, I should call him a good shot, but not necessarily a good man. Cognitive onomasiology and lexical change: Around the eye by Koch, Peter ; 8. The contributors to this book—leading researchers in theoretical and computational linguistics—consider the implications of these problems for grammatical theory and how they may be addressed by computational means.


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Index of languages; Semantic shift can separate a polysemous word into separate homonyms.

Homonymy: Examples and Definition

Similarly, flower and flour were originally 'the same word,' and so were the verbs to poach a way cognitive basis of polysemy book cooking in water and to poach 'to hunt [animals] on another person's land'but the meanings are now far apart and all dictionaries treat them as homonyms, with separate listing.

Lakoff, George. The essays and articles — selected to represent the full range, scope and diversity of the Cognitive Linguistics enterprise — are grouped by theme into sections with each section separately introduced. State of the art; 3. Knopf, Polysemy in Language "Sports Illustrated can be bought for 1 dollar or 35 million dollars; the first is something you can read and later start a fire with, the second is a particular company that produces the magazine you just read.

Polysemy (Words and Meanings)

Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. He has published widely in cognitive, computational, neuro- and psycholinguistics. Benjamin K.

Words and their meanings: Principles cognitive basis of polysemy book variation and stabilization by Robert, Stephane ; 6. Richard Nordquist is professor emeritus of rhetoric and English at Georgia Southern University and the author of several university-level grammar and composition textbooks.

Walter cognitive basis of polysemy book Gruyter, "Dictionaries recognize the distinction between polysemy and homonymy by making a polysemous item a single dictionary entry and making homophonous lexemes two or more separate entries.

At that conference, it was decided to found a new organization, the International Cognitive Linguistic Association, which would hold biennial conferences to bring together researchers working in cognitive linguistics.

These views were in direct opposition to the ideas developing at the time within Chomskyan linguistics, in which meaning was 'interpretive' and peripheral to the study of language. Cognitive onomasiology and lexical change: Around the eye by Koch, Peter ; 8. Indeed, he dedicates an entire book of the Metaphysics to a recording and partial sorting of the many cognitive basis of polysemy book core philosophical notions are said to be.

Philosophy in the Flesh. The authors offer clear, critical evaluations of competing formal approaches within theoretical linguistics. Through the s the work of Lakoff and Langacker, in particular, began to gain adherents. The second edition of this popular introduction provides a comprehensive and accessible up-to-date overview of Cognitive Linguistics: Clarifies the basic notions supported by new evidence and examples for their application in language learning Discusses major recent developments in the field: the increasing attention paid to metonymies, Construction Grammar, Conceptual Blending and its role in online-processing.

Examples and Observations "Homonyms are illustrated from the various meanings of the word bear animal, carry or ear of body, of corn.These systematic aspects make polysemy an important field of study of synchronic and generative linguistics.

Obviously, homophony and polysemy are fuzzy concepts, insofar as polysemy might evolve into homophony: Two uses of the same word may become more and more dissimilar, to the point that the relation is not obvious anymore to ordinary speakers.

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The Cognitive Linguistics Reader is both an ideal introduction to the full breadth and depth of Cognitive Linguistics and a polysemy and word.Jan 01,  · A Cognitive Approach to Polysemous Verbs: Lexical Networks of Make, Get, and Keep 김형선 and Kim Baeg-seung Korean Journal of Linguistics,Volume 40, Number 3, Page Cited by: The contributors to this book–leading ebook in theoretical and computational linguistics–consider the implications of these problems for grammatical theory and how they may be addressed by computational means.

The theoretical essays in the book examine polysemy as an aspect of a broader theory of word meaning.