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From cognitive semantics to lexical pragmatics

the functional polysemy of discourse particles

by Kerstin Fischer

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Published by M. de Gruyter in Berlin, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Discourse analysis.,
  • Polysemy.,
  • Pragmatics.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [327]-356) and index.

    Statementby Kerstin Fischer.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP302 .F548 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 374 p. ;
    Number of Pages374
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6793936M
    ISBN 103110168766
    LC Control Number00061631

    It includes descriptive lexical semantics, an introduction to formal semantics, the cognitive approaches of Lakoff and others, and more pragmatics than most of its competitors. The book is divided into three parts: Part 1, “Preliminaries,” Part 2, “Semantic Description,” and Part 3, “Theoretical Approaches.” Part 1 Cited by: To give just one example, the relisting-analysis for conversion is highly convincing because of its very simple semantic motivation. Morphology and Lexical Semantics is a highly valuable book, which is very stimulating for further discussion and research.' Source: Linguist ListCited by:

    Introduction. Lexical semantics is the study of word meaning. Two issues of demarcation are relevant in this respect. First, although the definition of lexical semantics may suggest otherwise, morphological semantics (the study of the meaning of complex words as a function of the meaning of their parts and the way they are constructed) is usually considered a separate field from lexical. Both semantics and pragmatics have to do with the meaning of language, and link language to the world. For lack of time within the space of one lecture, we will deal mostly with Pragmatics, but you should read carefully Crystal's section on Semantics as well (sect pp. ), and these notes will hit the high points of what you are.

    Theories of Lexical Semantics offers a comprehensive overview of the major traditions of word meaning research in linguistics. In spite of the growing importance of the lexicon in linguistic theory, no overview of the main theoretical trends in lexical semantics is currently available. This book fills that gap by charting the evolution of the discipline from the mid nineteenth century to the.   This gave rise, among other things, to a new "cognitive" approach to semantics, especially lexical semantics. Meanwhile, Talmy was engaged in developing a theory which he .


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Lexical analysis. Pages Get. This book provides different perspectives on meaning as a cognitive phenomenon. Jens Allwood presents an approach where meaning is analyzed in terms of context sensitive cognitive operations.

Peter Gärdenfors examines the relationship between cognitive semantics and standard formal extensional and intensional semantics.

Peter Harder discusses Pages: cognitive linguistics between semantics and pragmatics, even if, here also, some things may be more semantic (i.e.

stored with the linguistic item as part of its meaning) whereas othersAuthor: Maarten Lemmens. Request PDF | From cognitive semantics to lexical pragmatics: The functional polysemy of discourse particles | This book presents a cognitive semantic model of what the whole range of functions is.

He is the author of The Structure of Lexical Variation (), Diachronic Prototype Semantics (), and Words and Other Wonders () and the editor, along with Hubert Cuyckens, of The Oxford Handbook of Cognitive Linguistics ().Cited by: His interests are cognitive grammar, cognitive semantics, metaphor, and pragmatics.

Dirk Geeraerts (Ph.D. ) is Professor of Linguistics at the University of Leuven, Belgium. His primary research interest involves lexical semantics and lexical variation from the point of view of cognitive linguistics, with a special emphasis on corpus data.

The fifth chapter describes cognitive semantics. Cognitive semantics is the psychologically and cognitively oriented approach to semantics that developed from onwards. Innovations brought to the study of word meaning by cognitive semantics include prototype theory, conceptual metaphors, and frame semantics.

Judged by the sheer amount of publications, this is probably the most productive Author: Dirk Geeraerts. From Cognitive Semantics to Lexical Pragmatics by Kerstin Fischer was published on 10 Jun by De Gruyter Mouton.

Get this from a library. From cognitive semantics to lexical pragmatics: the functional polysemy of discourse particles. [Kerstin Fischer]. Lexical Semantics is about the meaning of words.

Although obviously a central concern of linguistics, the semantic behaviour of words has been unduly neglected in the current literature, which has tended to emphasize sentential semantics and its relation to formal systems of logic. In this textbook D.

Cruse establishes in a principled and disciplined way the descriptive and generalizable /5(3). Lexical semantics: Overview • Lexical semantics includes many aspects of meaning: • Semantic roles—not just the number of arguments, but the specific relationship they bear to the predicate • Word sense—fine-grained distinctions in meaning between different uses of the same form / shared meanings between different forms.

Since concepts are intimately tied to word meanings, children's knowledge of semantics might play an important role in allowing them to break into the rest of the language system.

This book offers views from a variety of disciplines of these sophisticated new approaches to understanding the mental by: Semantics (from Ancient Greek: σημαντικός sēmantikós, "significant") is the linguistic and philosophical study of meaning in language, programming languages, formal logic, and is concerned with the relationship between signifiers—like words, phrases, signs, and symbols—and what they stand for in reality, their denotation.

In the international scientific vocabulary. Readers who want to find out more about cognitive approaches to semantics can be referred to Geeraerts (), an excellent selection of basic readings. Theories of Lexical Semantics is not only an important scholarly book, of value to thinking lexicographers and everyone interested in the nature of words and meanings; it is also a very Cited by: 2.

The author’s historical analysis is one of the most enlightening parts of the book. Theories of lexical semantics is remarkably well-written, well-organized, and highly useful book that succeeds admirably in providing a coherent framework for understanding the issues that connect and distinguish theories of lexical semantics.

Lexical Pragmatics has to take account of, and to demonstrate how (a fragment of) the theory works as a restrictive, explanatory account. The discussion proceeds as follows.

In the next section, I give some examples illustrating the kind of problems Lexical Pragmatics has to deal Size: KB. Lexical Pragmatics is a research field that tries to give a systematic and explanatory account of pragmatic phenomena that are connected with the sem Lexical Pragmatics, Journal of Semantics, Vol Issue 2,Pages –, and many phenomena presently discussed within the framework of Cognitive Semantics.

Lexical semantics (also known as lexicosemantics), is a subfield of linguistic units of analysis in lexical semantics are lexical units which include not only words but also sub-words or sub-units such as affixes and even compound words and phrases. Lexical units make up the catalogue of words in a language, the l semantics looks at how the meaning of the lexical.

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LibraryThing is a cataloging and Author: Kerstin Fischer. A cognitive-scientific approach to the pragmatic interpretive ability is presented, according to which it is seen as a specific cognitive system dedicated to the interpretation of ostensive stimuli, that is, verbal utterances and other overtly communicative acts.

This approach calls for a dual construal of semantics. The semantics which interfaces with the pragmatic interpretive system is not Cited by: 1.

Lexical pragmatics is a rapidly developing branch of linguistics that investigates the processes by which linguistically-specified (‘literal') word meanings are modified in use. Well-studied examples include lexical narrowing (e.g.

drink used to mean ‘alcoholic drink'), approximation (e.g. square used to mean ‘squarish') and metaphorical.Cognitive semantics is part of the cognitive linguistics movement. Cogitive semantics is typically used as a tool for lexical studies such as those put forth by Leonard Talmy, George Lakoff, Dirk Geeraerts and Bruce Wayne Hawkins.

As part of the field of cognitive linguistics, the cognitive semantics approach rejects the formal traditions modularisation of linguistics into phonology, syntax.Summary This chapter contains sections titled: Introduction The Standard View of (Lexical) Semantics Challenging the Standard View Conversational Implicature and Lexical Pragmatics Optimality Theor Cited by: