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The Grammar of Names

John M. Anderson

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199297412
eISBN:
9780191711176
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297412.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

Names have a distinctive grammar. A survey of the three main traditions in the study of names: onomastics, philosophy, and linguistics, reveals much concern with the meaning of names. Despite ... More


The Substance of Language Volume I: The Domain of Syntax

John M. Anderson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199608317
eISBN:
9780191732034
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608317.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Phonetics / Phonology

This book explores the consequences for syntax of assuming that language is substantively based, or grounded, in extralinguistic cognition and perception. Groundedness does not just apply to the ... More


The Grammar of Names in Anglo-Saxon England: The Linguistics and Culture of the Old English Onomasticon

Fran Colman

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198701675
eISBN:
9780191771477
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198701675.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Naming is fundamental to language. Like a common-word lexicon, an onomasticon contains the lexical information that allows names, as lexical items, to function in language use. But names lack the ... More


Introduction

Fran Colman

in The Grammar of Names in Anglo-Saxon England: The Linguistics and Culture of the Old English Onomasticon

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198701675
eISBN:
9780191771477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198701675.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This introduces the concept of an onomasticon in relation to a common-word lexicon, and the diachronic and diatopic variability of both. The types of lexical information in each include primary ... More


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