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Networks and Knowledge in Roget's Thesaurus

Werner Hüllen

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199553235
eISBN:
9780191720352
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199553235.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Lexicography

This book epitomizes the history of Roget's Thesaurus as the merger of a dictionary of synonyms and a topical, i.e. non-alphabetical, dictionary. It has all the linguistic features of a text. Its ... More


Deponency, Syncretism, and What Lies Between*

Greville G. Corbett

in Deponency and Morphological Mismatches

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264102
eISBN:
9780191734380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264102.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter discusses how deponency is to be differentiated from syncretism, which shows important similarities. It attempts to provide ‘intellectual housekeeping’, which puts order into the ... More


Roget's Thesaurus, Deconstructed

Werner Hüllen

in Networks and Knowledge in Roget's Thesaurus

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199553235
eISBN:
9780191720352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199553235.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Lexicography

Discussing synonyms started with Prodikos of Keos (c.470 bc), but modern research can be traced back to Abbé Gabriel Girard (1718). In the 18th century, there was a Europe-wide interest in the ... More


Roget's Thesaurus, 1852 to 2002

Werner Hüllen

in Networks and Knowledge in Roget's Thesaurus

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199553235
eISBN:
9780191720352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199553235.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Lexicography

The many succeeding editions of Roget's Thesaurus are marked by the fact that all of them adhere to the original ‘Plan of classification’ (macrostructure) and design of entry articles ... More


Language Structure, Lexical Meaning, and Cognition: Whorf and Vygotsky Revisited

John A. Lucy

in Words and the Mind: How words capture human experience

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195311129
eISBN:
9780199776924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311129.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter is divided into three sections. The first articulates a view of lexemes and lexical meaning that provides a salient place for grammatical and semantic structure. The second section links ... More


Copulas in Cross-linguistic Perspective

REGINA PUSTET

in Copulas: Universals in the Categorization of the Lexicon

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199258505
eISBN:
9780191717727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258505.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

Languages may have more than just a single copula. This chapter discusses various language-specific copulas and copula systems to demonstrate that the cross-linguistic divergences in the functional ... More


Synopsis

REGINA PUSTET

in Copulas: Universals in the Categorization of the Lexicon

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199258505
eISBN:
9780191717727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258505.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

The point of departure for this book on copularization had been the discovery of a prospective language universal, that is the scale NOMINALS > ADJECTIVALS > VERBALS, which translates the existing ... More


Lexical Relatedness

Andrew Spencer

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199679928
eISBN:
9780191761508
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679928.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

Words can be related inflectionally, that is, by being inflected forms of a single lexeme, or derivationally, as when one lexeme is derived from another. But there are many types of relatedness that ... More


Introduction: words and paradigms

Andrew Spencer

in Lexical Relatedness

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199679928
eISBN:
9780191761508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679928.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter serves to introduce the basic concepts of lexical relatedness and the concept of a paradigm bequeathed to us from studies, ancient and modern, of inflectional systems. Words can be ... More


The lexical entry

Andrew Spencer

in Lexical Relatedness

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199679928
eISBN:
9780191761508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679928.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

In this chapter, the lexeme is characterized as an entry in a relational database defined in terms of four attributes: FORM, SYNTAX, SEMANTICS, and a LEXEMIC INDEX, which functions as a kind of ... More


Representing lexical relatedness

Andrew Spencer

in Lexical Relatedness

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199679928
eISBN:
9780191761508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679928.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter is an application of the model introduced in Chapter 5 to much of the empirical data summarized in Chapter 3, illustrating the intermediate types of lexical relatedness, specifically ... More


Scribal Behavior

Leonard Neidorf

in The Transmission of "Beowulf": Language, Culture, and Scribal Behavior

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501705113
eISBN:
9781501708282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705113.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter focuses on how the scribes approached the reproduction of the Beowulf text. The scribes were engaged in a mechanical task of which success was continuously predicated on one critical ... More


Call markers in French, Italian, and Romanian

Maria Iliescu

in Discourse and Pragmatic Markers from Latin to the Romance Languages

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199681600
eISBN:
9780191761430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681600.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Historical Linguistics

This chapter analyses call markers derived from verbs of visual and auditory perception in Romanian, French, and Italian. These verbs, especially in the imperative mood, are frequently used by the ... More


Morphomic stem extension and the German n-declension

Paolo Acquaviva

in The Morphome Debate

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198702108
eISBN:
9780191771804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702108.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

Several facts make nouns inflecting like Student an anomaly in German nominal morphology. This chapter accounts for the cluster of formal and semantic peculiarities of this class by means of a single ... More


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