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Diachronic Prototype Semantics
Language: en
Pages: 207
Authors: Dirk Geeraerts, Professor of General Linguistics Dirk Geeraerts
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Diachronic Prototype Semantics is concerned with the theory of explanation of changes in word meaning. The author demonstrates the explanatory value of the prototype model of meaning, in which the distinction between central and peripheral senses of a word is crucial.
Historical Semantics and Cognition
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Andreas Blank, Peter Koch
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999-01-01 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

Books about Historical Semantics and Cognition
Semantics - Typology, Diachrony and Processing
Language: en
Pages: 545
Authors: Klaus Heusinger, Claudia Maienborn, Paul Portner
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-02-19 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

Now available in paperback for the first time since its original publication, the material in this book provides a broad, accessible guide to semantic typology, crosslinguistic semantics and diachronic semantics. Coming from a world-leading team of authors, the book also deals with the concept of meaning in psycholinguistics and neurolinguistics,
Lexicology, Semantics, and Lexicography
Language: en
Pages: 249
Authors: Julie Coleman, Christian Kay
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000-01-01 - Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing

Including a selection of papers originally presented at the 10th International Conference on English Historical Linguistics, the contributions to this volume aim to show the breadth and depth of late-1990s studies in lexicology, semantics and lexicography.
Particles at the Semantics/pragmatics Interface
Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: Maj-Britt Mosegaard Hansen
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: Elsevier

This book elucidates the nature of the semantics / pragmatics distinction in both synchrony and diachrony and proposes a definition of semantics and pragmatics that is orthogonal to the question of truth-conditionality. A corollary aim of the study is to propose an account of how and why erstwhile pragmatically-determined elements