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  • Vocabularyby Ronald Carter

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    This new edition builds upon these foundations and develops further understanding of a key area of applied linguistics, with updated chapters on: * vocabulary and language teaching * dictionaries and lexicography * the literary study of vocabulary. It also includes new material on: * the relationship between vocabulary, grammar and discourse * the... more...

  • Das mentale Lexikonby Madjid Nezhad Masum

    Tectum Verlag 2012; US$ 22.89

    Hauptbeschreibung Ohne Wörter ist Sprachgebrauch kaum vorstellbar. Sie sind eine wichtige Grundlage für den Aufbau des lexikalischen Wissens, tragen zur Entwicklung der Sprachmodalitäten 'Hören', 'Sprechen', 'Lesen' und 'Schreiben' bei und ermöglichen es somit den Menschen, sprachlich miteinander zu kommunizieren. Besonders in der Fremdsprache erweist... more...

  • Inseln der Vernunft ? Liber Amicorum für Jochen Schneiderby Isabell Conrad

    Verlag Dr. Otto Schmidt 2008; US$ 111.50

    Die Beiträge in dieser Festgabe für Jochen Schneider behandeln einen Querschnitt der IT-rechtlichen Themenfelder, die Schneider durch seine Arbeit geprägt und beeinflusst hat. Das Werk beinhaltet ca. 30 Beiträge. more...

  • Idiome, Konstruktionen, "verblümte rede"by Michael Prinz; Ulrike Richter-Vapaatalo

    S. Hirzel Verlag 2014; US$ 54.89

    <P>Die Erforschung fester Wortverbindungen begann bereits lange vor der Entstehung einer linguistischen Teildisziplin "Phraseologie". Der vorliegende Band würdigt deshalb in einem weitgespannten Bogen vom 17.&nbsp;Jahrhundert bis zur Gegenwart die Vor- und Fachgeschichte der germanistischen Phraseologieforschung. Das forschungsgeschichtliche... more...

  • Phraseologie / Phraseology. Volume 1by Harald Burger

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 559.00

    Phraseology includes the whole area of language phenomena called set phrases, proverbs and fixed expressions and formulaicity in everyday parlance. The Handbook offers a critical view of research on the linguistic properties and uses of formulaicity in various types of discourse as well as in numerous languages, considering research results... more...

  • Advances in the Theory of the Lexiconby Dieter Wunderlich

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 224.00

    The book investigates the interface structure of the lexicon from various perspectives, including typology and processing. It surveys work on verb classes, verb-noun similarities, semantic representations, concepts and constructions of polysynthetic languages, research on the processing of inflectional and derivational elements, and new work... more...

  • Sprachphilosophie / Philosophy of Language / La philosophie du langage. 2. Halbbandby Marcelo Dascal

    De Gruyter 1996; US$ 937.00

    Mit dem systematischen Einsatz der Sprachanalyse bei der Behandlung philosophischer Probleme kommt es in den letzten hundert Jahren zu einer sich ständig beschleunigenden Entwicklung der Sprachphilosophie sowohl diachron, durch immer bessere Kenntnisse der historischen Vorläufer, als auch synchron, durch Differenzierung der begrifflichen... more...

  • Wordwatchingby Alex Horne

    Ebury Publishing 2010; US$ 16.91

    Alex Horne loves words. He loves them so much, in fact, that he's decided to invent his own ... and get them into the dictionary. But, as Alex discovers, gaining entry into the official lexicon takes more than just a gentle word in the ear of the editor. Evidence is required - Alex needs proof that his words are being spoken by more people than just... more...

  • Conceptual Structure in Lexical Itemsby Kristel Proost

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2007; US$ 165.00

    This volume deals with the occurrence of lexical gaps in the domain of linguistic action verbs. Though these constitute a considerable proportion of the verb inventory of many languages, not all concepts of verbal communication may be expressed by lexical items in any particular one of them. Introducing a conceptual system which allows gaps to be searched... more...

  • Lexical Creativity, Texts and Contextsby Judith Munat

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2007; US$ 165.00

    The coining of novel lexical items and the creative manipulation of existing words and expressions is heavily dependent on contextual factors, including the semantic, stylistic, textual and social environments in which they occur. The twelve specialists contributing to this collection aim to illuminate creativity in word formation with respect to functional... more...