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Download From Phonology to Syntax: Pronominal Cliticization in by Katerina Somers Wicka PDF

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By Katerina Somers Wicka

This monograph is an research of cliticization techniques attested all through Otfrid von Weissenburg's previous excessive German Evangelienbuch. Its important argument might be easily said: attestations reminiscent of meg ih (< magazine ih)'I am capable to,' theiz (< thaz iz) 'that it,' and wolt er (< wolta er) 'he sought after' include a bunch and clitic and are all manifestations of 1 unified strategy of cliticization. setting up the an important parts of the argument, despite the fact that, calls for that we achieve past a phonological and prosodic account of the cliticization approach. that allows you to express that attested clitic teams are actively produced, instead of lexically indexed or grammaticalized, this paintings examines Otfridian clause constitution, an research that offers a substitute for the extra conventional therapy of clitics in the framework of grammaticalization idea. eventually, because the Evangelienbuch is a piece of poetry, the impression of the meter on cliticization styles can be addressed.

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Download The Language of Sexual Crime by J. Cotterill PDF

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By J. Cotterill

The Language of Sexual Crime explores the position of language within the building of id of either perpetrators and sufferers of sexual violence, the ways that language is utilized in the detection of sexually-motivated crime, and the articulation/manipulation of language in police interviews, the court docket and the media.

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Download The Semantics of Coordination by Ewald Lang PDF

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By Ewald Lang

This research is an try to clarify coordinate conjoining as a rule-governed strategy of constructing particular semantic kin inside of and among sentences. Coordination is therefore conceived of either as a uncomplicated machine of linguistic complicated formation and as a slightly basic precept underlying the construction of the textual content. From the viewpoint of accomplishing coherence, coordinate conjoining is defined during this monograph as an integrative approach. defined are the stipulations governing this approach, the principles in keeping with which occur, briefly: the advanced interplay of varied linguistically identifiable gains displayed through coordinate buildings. Coordinate conjoining is looked right here because the results of the interaction of 3 elements which belong to specific degrees of semantic description: the that means of the conjuncts, the relation among the which means of the conjuncts and the which means of the connectors. The step by step explication of the interplay of those degrees in deciding upon the semantic interpretation of coordinate buildings varieties the center of the current examine.

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Download Two-Dimensional Semantics by Manuel Garcia-Carpintero, Josep Macià PDF

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By Manuel Garcia-Carpintero, Josep Macià

Two-dimensional semantics is a framework that is helping us greater comprehend probably the most basic matters in philosophy: these having to do with the connection among the which means of phrases, the best way the realm is, and our wisdom of the that means of phrases. this feature of latest essays by means of a number of the world's top specialists during this box sheds clean gentle either on foundational concerns relating to two-dimensional semantics and on its particular applications.Contributors:Richard Breheny, Alex Byrne, David Chalmers, Martin Davies, Gareth Evans, Manuel Garcia-Carpintero, Josep Maci?, Martine Nida-Rumelin, Christopher Peacocke, James Pryor, Francois Recanati, Scott Soames, Cara Spencer, Robert Stalnaker, Kai-Yee Wong, Stephen Yablo

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Download Semantics in Data and Knowledge Bases: 4th International by Klaus-Dieter Schewe, Bernhard Thalheim PDF

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By Klaus-Dieter Schewe, Bernhard Thalheim

This ebook constitutes the completely refereed post-proceedings of the 4th foreign Workshop on Semantics in info and information Bases, SDKB 2010, held in Bordeaux, France in July 2010. The 6 revised complete papers provided including an introductory survey via the amount editors have been conscientiously reviewed and chosen in the course of rounds of revision and development. The papers replicate quite a few ways to semantics in information and data bases.

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Download Serial Verb Constructions: A Cross-Linguistic Typology by Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald PDF

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By Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald

This quantity of latest paintings explores the kinds and capabilities of serial verbs. The creation units out the cross-linguistic parameters of edition, and the ultimate bankruptcy attracts out a suite of conclusions. those body fourteen explorations of serial verb buildings and comparable constructions in languages from Asia, Africa, North, valuable and South the USA, and the Pacific. Chapters on recognized languages resembling Cantonese and Thai are set along the languages of small hunter-gatherer and slash-and-burn agriculturalist teams. A serial verb development (sometimes simply referred to as serial verb) is a chain of verbs which acts jointly as one. every one describes what will be conceptualized as a unmarried occasion. they're monoclausal; their intonational houses are these of a monoverbal clause; they typically have only one stressful, point, temper, and polarity worth; and they're a massive software in cognitive packaging of occasions. Serial verb structures are a pervasive characteristic of keeping apart languages of Asia and West Africa, and also are present in the languages of the Pacific, South, principal and North the United States, so much of them endangered. Serial verbs were a topic of curiosity between linguists for it slow. This notable e-book is the 1st to review the phenomenon throughout languages of other typological and genetic profiles. The authors, all skilled linguistic fieldworkers, keep on with a unified typological procedure and stay away from formalisms. The publication will curiosity scholars, at graduate point and above, of syntax, typology, language universals, details constitution, and language touch, in departments of linguistics and anthroplogy.

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Download Contexts of Metaphor by Michiel Leezenberg PDF

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By Michiel Leezenberg

This learn offers an method of metaphor that systematically takes contextual elements under consideration. It analyses how metaphors either depend upon, and alter, the context within which they're uttered, and particularly, how metaphorical interpretation consists of the articulation of asserted, implied and presupposed fabric. It supplementations this semantic research with a practice-based account of metaphor on the conceptual point, which stresses the function of sociocultural elements in idea formation.

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By Roland Barthes

"Roland Barthes was once the most commonly influential thinkers of the 20 th Century and his immensely well known and readable writings have coated themes starting from wrestling to images. The semiotic strength of style and garments have been of perennial curiosity to Barthes and The Language of favor - now on hand within the Bloomsbury Revelations sequence - collects a few of his most vital writings on those topics. Read more...

summary: "Roland Barthes used to be probably the most largely influential thinkers of the 20 th Century and his immensely renowned and readable writings have coated subject matters starting from wrestling to images. The semiotic strength of style and garments have been of perennial curiosity to Barthes and The Language of favor - now on hand within the Bloomsbury Revelations sequence - collects a few of his most crucial writings on those themes. Barthes' essays right here diversity from the heritage of garments to the cultural significance of Coco Chanel, from Hippy variety in Morocco to the determine of the dandy, from color in style to the facility of jewelry. Barthes' acute research and incessant wondering make this ebook an important learn for a person trying to comprehend the cultural energy of style"

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Download La phraséologie entre langues et cultures: Structures, by Teresa Muryn, Salah Mejri, Wojciech Prazuch, Inès Sfar PDF

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By Teresa Muryn, Salah Mejri, Wojciech Prazuch, Inès Sfar

Cet ouvrage essaie de croiser langues et cultures à travers le prisme de los angeles phraséologie. L’étude de l. a. phraséologie, qu’elle soit menée dans un cadre monolingue ou contrastif, à partir de genres discursifs généraux ou spécifiques, conduit au même constat : l. a. phraséologie se nourrit de l. a. tradition et los angeles tradition se fait langue ; elle en conditionne les spécificités et en détermine les emplois. Elle représente dans tous les cas de determine un processus sous-jacent à los angeles dynamique des langues et à l’expression des spécificités culturelles des communautés linguistiques.

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