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  • Current Issues in Phraseologyby Sebastian Hoffmann; Bettina Fischer-Starcke; Andrea Sand

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 128.00

    This paper explores ways in which research into collocation should be improved. After a discussion of the parameters underlying the notion of collocation, the paper has three main parts. First, I argue that corpus linguistics would benefit from taking more seriously the understudied fact that collocations are not necessarily symmetric, as most association... 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...

  • Dynamics and Terminologyby Rita Temmerman; Marc Van Campenhoudt

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 143.00

    La dynamique terminologique s’intéresse à l’évolution des termes. Complémentaire, la terminométrie offre une mesure de cette mutation. Par une étude de l’usage en diachronie courte (deux années consécutives) dans un domaine de spécialité, la nanotechnologie, il est démontré... 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...

  • Idiomsby Martin Everaert; Erik-Jan van der Linden; Andr? Schenk; Rob Schreuder; Robert Schreuder

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 120.00

    Idioms have always aroused the curiosity of linguists and there is a long tradition in the study of idioms, especially within the fields of lexicology and lexicography. Without denying the importance of this tradition, this volume presents an overview of recent idiom research outside the immediate domain of lexicology/lexicography. The chapters address... 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...

  • Linguistic Decision Makingby Zeshui Xu

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 109.00

    Synthesizing methods from discrete disciplines, this guide explores models for linguistically assessed multi-attribute decision making. Full of examples, it sets out the required linguistic aggregation operators, preference relations and decision-making. more...

  • Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives on Lexical Blendingby Vincent Renner; François Maniez; Pierre Arnaud

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 140.00

    The volume brings together a well-selected collection of twelve articles providing a comprehensive and very informative summary of contemporary work on lexical blending. It combines theoretically informed descriptions of a variety of languages and a number of contributions with a theoretically original focus. It is the first book of its... more...

  • Advances in Generative Lexicon Theoryby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 179.00

    This book offers papers addressing models of linguistic composition from a Generative Lexicon perspective, showing how GL has developed to account for a range of linguistic phenomena, including argument alternation, polysemy, discourse phenomena and metaphor. more...

  • Lexical Primingby Michael Hoey

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 57.95

    Lexical Priming proposes a radical new theory of the lexicon, which amounts to a completely new theory of language based on how words are used in the real world. Here they are not confined to the definitions given to them in dictionaries but instead interact with other words in common patterns of use. Using concrete statistical evidence from... more...