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Semantic structure

Vyvyan Evans

in How Words Mean: Lexical Concepts, Cognitive Models, and Meaning Construction

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199234660
eISBN:
9780191715495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234660.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter is concerned with developing an account of the nature of semantic structure relating to the linguistic system, and contrasting it with conceptual structure, the representational format ... More


Towards a new account of word meaning

Vyvyan Evans

in How Words Mean: Lexical Concepts, Cognitive Models, and Meaning Construction

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199234660
eISBN:
9780191715495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234660.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter outlines the starting points and guiding assumptions for the Theory of Lexical Concepts and Cognitive Models (LCCM Theory). LCCM Theory arises from five recent developments in the ... More


Sound Elements: Pitch and Timbre

Aniruddh D. Patel

in Music, Language, and the Brain

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195123753
eISBN:
9780199848034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195123753.003.0002
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

All humans are innately bestowed with two different sound systems that serve two different purposes. The first system is linguistic, and this accounts for various aspects of language such as ... More


The Fabb–Halle approach to metrical stress theory as a window on commonalities between music and language

Laura Dilley and J. Devin McAuley

in Language and Music as Cognitive Systems

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199553426
eISBN:
9780191731020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199553426.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter comments on the discussion in Chapter 2. It situates the Fabb–Halle approach within the wider context of metrical stress theory and within linguistics more broadly, while responding to ... More


Naomi Seidman: A Marriage Made in Heaven: The Sexual Politics of Hebrew and Yiddish

Esther Frank

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 14: Focusing on Jews in the Polish Borderlands

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774693
eISBN:
9781800340718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774693.003.0035
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter examines Naomi Seidman's A Marriage Made in Heaven, the first book-length study of the importance of issues of gender to modern Hebrew and Yiddish literature and to cultural processes. ... More


The Dynamics of the Linguistic System: Usage, Conventionalization, and Entrenchment

Hans-Jörg Schmid

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780198814771
eISBN:
9780191852466
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814771.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This book develops a model of language which can be characterized as functionalist, usage-based, dynamic, and complex-adaptive. Its core idea is that linguistic structure is not stable and uniform, ... More


How a Genetic Code Became an Information System

Lily E. Kay

in Systems, Experts, and Computers: The Systems Approach in Management and Engineering, World War II and After

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262082853
eISBN:
9780262275873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262082853.003.0016
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter examines first and foremost the emergence of the information discourse in biology at the end of the 1940s, and then follows its instantiation in the later analyses of genetic codes, ... More


Conclusion

Hans-Jörg Schmid

in The Dynamics of the Linguistic System: Usage, Conventionalization, and Entrenchment

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780198814771
eISBN:
9780191852466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814771.003.0020
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This chapter concludes the book. The distinguishing features of the EC-Model are highlighted, especially those that set it apart from the functionalist usage-based mainstream. An outlook on future ... More


An Integrated View of Phonetics, Phonology, and Prosody

D. Robert Ladd

in Language, Music, and the Brain: A Mysterious Relationship

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262018104
eISBN:
9780262314121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262018104.003.0011
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development

“Phonetics, phonology, and prosody” do not, as might be thought, constitute a set of three separate subsystems of language: linguistic sound systems have both phonetic and phonological aspects, and ... More


Conclusion

N. J. Enfield

in Relationship Thinking: Agency, Enchrony, and Human Sociality

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199338733
eISBN:
9780199369447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199338733.003.0015
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter revisits the main themes of the book and illustrates the application of the ‘relationship thinking’ conceptual framework with a closer analysis of the fragment of data from conversation ... More


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