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- Springer 2012; US$ 179.00
This collection of papers takes linguists to the leading edge of techniques in generative lexicon theory, the linguistic composition methodology that arose from the imperative to provide a compositional semantics for the contextual modifications in meaning that emerge in real linguistic usage. Today's growing shift towards distributed compositional... more...
- De Gruyter 2006; US$ 196.00
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 on inheritance-based... more...
Burger, Harald; Dobrovol'skij, Dmitrij; Kühn, Peter; Norrick, Neal R.: Phraseologie / Phraseology. Volume 1De 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 from the... more...
- 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...
- De Gruyter 2012; 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 kind on the... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2012; US$ 27.27
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...
Dascal, Marcelo; Gerhardus, Dietfried; Lorenz, Kuno; Meggle, Georg: Sprachphilosophie / Philosophy of Language / La philosophie du langage. 2. HalbbandDe Gruyter 1996; US$ 853.00
This series of HANDBOOKS OF LINGUISTICS AND COMMUNICATION SCIENCE is designed to illuminate a field which not only includes general linguistics and the study of linguistics as applied to specific languages, but also covers those more recent areas which have developed from the increasing body of research into the manifold forms of communicative action... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...