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  • 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 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...

  • 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$ 196.00

    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...

  • Lexicology, Semantics and Lexicographyby Julie Coleman; Christian J. 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...

  • The Linguistics of Temperatureby Maria Koptjevskaja-Tamm

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 173.00

    The syntactic structures encountered in clauses containing temperature concepts tend to differ from the ones employed in standard intransitive clause types. These constructions are remarkable not only because of their unusual internal makeup, but also because of the great variety in syntactic patterns they exhibit. However, despite the considerable... more...

  • Phraseologie / Phraseology. Volume 1by Harald Burger

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 531.00

    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...

  • Phraseologyby Sylviane Granger; Fanny Meunier

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2008; US$ 188.00

    Long regarded as a peripheral issue, phraseology is now taking centre stage in a wide range of fields. This recent explosion of interest undoubtedly has a great deal to do with the development of corpus linguistics research, which has both demonstrated the key role of phraseological expressions in language and provided researchers with automated methods... more...

  • Ressources Lexicalesby Núria Gala; Michael Zock

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 158.00

    Les ressources lexicales (dictionnaires, bases de données, thesaurus, etc.) rassemblent des connaissances sur les mots, leurs sens et leurs usages. Si pendant des siècles elles ont été tributaires de l'imprimerie et du format textuel, il existe de nos jours une grande variété d'outils et de ressources accessibles sous des formats électroniques divers.... more...