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  • Words in the Mindby Jean Aitchison

    Wiley 2012; US$ 50.95

    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...

  • 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...

  • Zwischen Grammatik und Lexikonby Irmhild Barz; Günther Öhlschläger

    De Gruyter 1998; US$ 133.00

    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 areas. Major... more...

  • Theorie und Praxis des Lexikonsby Frank Beckmann; Gerhard Heyer

    De Gruyter 1993; US$ 252.00

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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 current techniques of lexical representation within a unification-based framework. more...

  • Phraseologie / Phraseology. Volume 1by Harald Burger

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 503.00

    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...

  • Vocabularyby Ronald Carter

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95

    How do we teach and learn vocabulary? How do words work in literary texts? In this book, Ronald Carter provides the necessary basis for the further study of modern English vocabulary with particular reference to linguistic descriptive frameworks and educational contexts. Vocabulary: Applied Linguistic Perspectives includes an introductory account... more...

  • Vocabularyby Ronald Carter

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 51.95

    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...

  • Grammars for Language and Genesby David Chiang; Aravind K. Joshi

    Springer 2011; US$ 189.00

    Grammars are gaining importance in natural language processing and computational biology as a means of encoding theories and structuring algorithms. But one serious obstacle to applications of grammars is that formal language theory traditionally classifies grammars according to their weak generative capacity (what sets of strings they generate) and... 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...