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Co-compounds as a Lexical Class Type

Bernhard Wälchli

in Co-Compounds and Natural Coordination

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199276219
eISBN:
9780191706042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276219.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Traditional morphology treats co-compounds as tertiary concept, indirectly defined by way of two intermediate concepts: word and compound. The criteria for the wordhood of compounds are discussed, ... More


Introduction

Muriel Norde

in Degrammaticalization

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199207923
eISBN:
9780191709135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207923.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

This introductory chapter explores the concepts of grammaticalization, lexicalization, and degrammaticalization, and areas of overlap between them. Both grammaticalization and degrammaticalization ... More


Defining degrammaticalization

Muriel Norde

in Degrammaticalization

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199207923
eISBN:
9780191709135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207923.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

This chapter is concerned with earlier definitions of degrammaticalization, with the aim to demarcate the book's own definition from these earlier views. It discusses the alternative terms of ... More


Lexicalization of Sound Change and Alternating Environments

Joan Bybee

in Frequency of Use and the Organization of Language

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195301571
eISBN:
9780199867271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301571.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

This chapter examines sound changes that occur at the boundaries between two words, setting up more than one variant for a word. What happens in such cases is interesting, because it is common for ... More


Conjoining Meanings: Semantics Without Truth Values

Paul M. Pietroski

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198812722
eISBN:
9780191850516
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812722.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Mind

Humans naturally acquire languages that connect meanings with pronunciations. These distinctive languages are described here as generative procedures that respect substantive constraints. Children ... More


The Semantics of Word Formation and Lexicalization

Pius ten Hacken and Claire Thomas

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748689606
eISBN:
9780748695232
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748689606.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

In the study of word formation, the focus has often been on generating the form. In this book, the semantic aspect of the formation of new words is central. It is viewed from the perspectives of word ... More


Lexical Storage and Phonological Change

Geert Booij

in The Nature of the Word: Studies in Honor of Paul Kiparsky

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780262083799
eISBN:
9780262274890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262083799.003.0020
Subject:
Linguistics, Lexicography

The division of labor between storage and computation in language behavior can be studied empirically in a number of ways, such as psycholinguistic experimentation and language change. Paul Kiparsky ... More


The Role of Language and Culture in Universality and Diversity of Human Concepts

Mutsumi Imai and Takahiko Masuda

in Advances in Culture and Psychology: Volume 3

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199930449
eISBN:
9780199332984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199930449.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The influence of language and culture has been investigated across different research disciplines such as anthropology, cognitive psychology, and cultural psychology, but such research all tends to ... More


Folk emotion concepts: Lexicalization of emotional experiences across languages and cultures1

Anna Ogarkova

in Components of Emotional Meaning: A sourcebook

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199592746
eISBN:
9780191762765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592746.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The chapter overviews an expansive research area spanning several disciplines in the affective sciences (such as emotion psychology, anthropology, and linguistics) where emotion words are assumed to ... More


Types of anger in Spanish and Russian1

Cristina Soriano, Johnny J. R. Fontaine, Anna Ogarkova, Claudia Mejía Quijano, Yana Volkova, Svetlana Ionova, and Viktor Shakhovskyy

in Components of Emotional Meaning: A sourcebook

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199592746
eISBN:
9780191762765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592746.003.0023
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter investigates the internal structure of the category ‘anger’ in Spanish and Russian and its cross-cultural stability looking at the meaning of several anger lexemes in Spain, Colombia, ... More


Lexicalization in Generative Morphology and Conceptual Structure

Clarie Thomas

in The Semantics of Word Formation and Lexicalization

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748689606
eISBN:
9780748695232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748689606.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

The term lexicalization has been used for a number of different processes that are related to each other in various ways. In generative morphology, two senses of lexicalization are used. In one ... More


Degrees of lexicalization in Ancient Greek deverbal nouns

Germana Olga Civilleri

in The Semantics of Word Formation and Lexicalization

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748689606
eISBN:
9780748695232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748689606.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

Based on the Homeric corpus this paper analyses the process of lexicalization in Ancient Greek deverbal nouns. The analysis shows that the meaning of deverbal nouns can be lexicalized to different ... More


The Composed Quantifier Argument

Chris Collins and Paul M. Postal

in Classical NEG Raising: An Essay on the Syntax of Negation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262027311
eISBN:
9780262323840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027311.003.0016
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter discusses the Composed Quantifier Argument, a widely accepted and apparently devastating argument against a syntactic view of Classical NEG Raising (NR), and argues that it is faulty and ... More


Introduction

Mark Steedman

in Taking Scope: The Natural Semantics of Quantifiers

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262017077
eISBN:
9780262301404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017077.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter examines quantifier-scope alternation in a surface-compositional semantic representation. It considers ambiguous sentences such as “Somebody loves everybody,” wherein a standard response ... More


Constructionalization and Constructional Changes

Elizabeth Closs Traugott and Graeme Trousdale

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199679898
eISBN:
9780191760075
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679898.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

A constructionalist approach to language change is proposed, with focus on the development of signs in a usage-based model. The book's explore the interconnections between grammatical and lexical ... More


Repetition, Fixedness, and Lexical Bundles

Joanna Kopaczyk

in The Legal Language of Scottish Burghs: Standardization and Lexical Bundles (1380-1560)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199945153
eISBN:
9780199345939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945153.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics, English Language

The realization that communication is largely built of recurrent fixed elements was captured in Sinclair’s idiom principle at the beginning of 1990s. Exploring the processes of fixedness and ... More


Lexical Constructionalization

Elizabeth Closs Traugott and Graeme Trousdale

in Constructionalization and Constructional Changes

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199679898
eISBN:
9780191760075
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679898.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter presents the proposal that, like grammatical constructionalization, the development of lexical or contentful constructions involves both expansion and reduction. Expansion is illustrated ... More


Spanning versus Constituent Lexicalization: The Case of Portmanteau Prefixes

Knut Tarald Taraldsen

in Exploring Nanosyntax

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190876746
eISBN:
9780190876784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190876746.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter seeks to evaluate the relative merits of two competing views of how lexical insertion should work in a nanosyntactic framework. One view holds that a sequence of heads meeting certain ... More


Merge and the lexicalization of concepts

Anne Reboul

in Cognition and Communication in the Evolution of Language

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198747314
eISBN:
9780191809729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747314.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

Chapter 4 is basically dedicated to outlining the kind of syntax that is characteristic of the human Language of Thought, and to the effect of the lexicalization process on concepts. It begins with ... More


Theoretical assumptions

D. Gary Miller

in English Lexicogenesis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199689880
eISBN:
9780191770371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689880.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter introduces the core terminology used throughout this work, which is concerned with the phonological, prosodic, and morphological properties of words and constituent parts of words. ... More


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