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  • Lexicology, Semantics and Lexicographyby Julie Coleman; Christian Kay

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2000; US$ 165.00

    The papers in this volume show the range and direction of current work in historical semantics and word-studies. There is a strong focus throughout on semantic change and lexical innovation, interpreted within a sociolinguistic, cultural or textual context. Many of the papers draw on the remarkable range of electronic resources now available to historical... more...

  • Lexis in Contrastby Bengt Altenberg; Sylviane Granger

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 165.00

    This volume takes stock of current research in contrastive lexical studies. It reflects the growing interest in corpus-based approaches to the study of lexis, in particular the use of multilingual corpora, shared by researchers working in widely differing fields ? contrastive linguistics, lexicology, lexicography, terminology, computational linguistics... more...

  • Phraseologyby Sylviane Granger; Fanny Meunier

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2008; US$ 54.00

    The aim of this study is to refine and optimise the mainly statistical and distributional approach to the automatic extraction of phraseological units (PUs) from text corpora, by introducing minimal linguistic elements (lemmatisation and grammatical tagging). These operations were first tested using the same corpora as in our previous research (Pamies... more...

  • Selected Lexical and Grammatical Issues in the Meaning?Text Theoryby Leo Wanner

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2007; US$ 188.00

    The Meaning Text Theory (MTT) is a lexicon-centred and dependency-based theory for the description of language using a holistic model that incorporates semantics, syntax, morphology and lexis. This volume, prepared on the occasion of Igor Mel'čuk?s 70th birthday, offers a cross-section of the current advances in MTT and its applications. The first... more...

  • Inheritance, Defaults and the Lexiconby Ted Briscoe; Ann Copestake; Valeria de Paiva

    Cambridge University Press 1994; US$ 56.00

    This collection describes techniques of lexical representation within a unification-based framework. more...

  • Lexical Knowledge in the Organization of Languageby Urs Egli; Peter E. Pause; Christoph Schwarze; Arnim von Stechow; Götz Wienold

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1995; US$ 188.00

    This book contains a selection of the papers given at an international conference at the University of Konstanz (Germany) in 1991. All contributions relate to the assumption that lexical knowledge plays a central role in the organization of language, inasmuch as the components or modules of grammar come together and interact in the lexicon. Originating... more...

  • Lexical Representationby Gareth Gaskell

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 210.00

    This book includes the work of experts from a wide range of backgrounds who share the desire to understand how the human brain represents words. The focus of the volume is on the nature and structure of word forms and morphemes, the processes operating on the speech input to gain access to lexical representations, the modeling and acquisition... more...

  • Words in the Mindby Jean Aitchison

    Wiley 2012; US$ 52.95

    Featuring new coverage of the brain and language, and lexical corpora, the 4th edition of Words in the Mind offers readers the latest thinking about the ways in which we learn words, remember them, understand them, and find the ones we want to use. Explores the latest insights into the complex relationship between language, words, and the human... more...

  • Diachronic Studies in Lexicology, Affixation, Phonologyby Yakov Malkiel

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1992; US$ 180.00

    The ten articles collected in this volume are an impressive indication of the range and depth of Malkiel's knowledge of diachronic processes in the Romance languages. In the author's experience, etymological studies of lexis frequently lead one into the areas of phonology and morphology, and the title of the book reflects these interrelationships.... more...

  • Zwischen Grammatik und Lexikonby Irmhild Barz; Günther Öhlschläger

    De Gruyter 1998; US$ 154.00

    This volume assembles the papers presented at a German-Finnish colloquium on the relations between grammar and lexicon held at the University of Leipzig, March 5-7, 1997. The contributions take a closer look at some phenomena of German that either cannot be unequivocally assigned to grammar or lexicon, or else 'gravitate' between the two... more...