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  • 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...

  • Advances in the Theory of the Lexiconby Dieter Wunderlich

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 210.00

    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... more...

  • Conceptual Structure in Lexical Itemsby Kristel Proost

    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...

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

    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... more...

  • 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...

  • Das mentale Lexikonby Madjid Nezhad Masum

    Tectum Verlag 2012; US$ 22.89

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Grammars for Language and Genesby David Chiang

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 189.00

    This book explores a framework for carrying out rigorous comparisons of grammar formalisms in terms of their usefulness for applications. It focuses on three areas: statistical parsing, natural language translation and biological sequence analysis. 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...