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Term formation in a special language: how do words specify scientific concepts?

Kaarina Pitkänen-Heikkilä

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/9780748689606.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

The article deals with the development of scientific vocabulary for botany in 19th century Finland. The first Finnish-language flora was published in 1860, and because of this a large number of new ... More


Modality

Daniela Isac

in The Morphosyntax of Imperatives

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198733263
eISBN:
9780191797798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198733263.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter proposes that all imperative clauses share a Modality feature. The first part of the chapter presents morphosyntactic arguments for positing a Modality projection, and the second part ... More


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