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Historical cognitive linguistics [electronic resource] / edited by Margaret E. Winters, Heli Tissari, Kathryn Allan.

Contributor(s): Winters, Margaret E | Tissari, Heli | Allan, Kathryn.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Cognitive linguistics research: 47.Publisher: Berlin ; New York : De Gruyter Mouton, c2010Description: 1 online resource (viii, 360 p.).ISBN: 9783110226447 (electronic bk.); 3110226448 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Linguistic change | Cognitive grammar | Historical linguistics | FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY -- Ancient Languages | LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Linguistics -- Historical & Comparative | linguistique historique -- congr�es | Historische Sprachwissenschaft | Kognitive Linguistik | Krakau <2007>Genre/Form: Electronic books. | Kongress.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Historical cognitive linguistics.DDC classification: 417/.7 Online resources: EBSCOhost Summary: This volume addresses aspects of language change using the semantics-based theory of Cognitive Linguistics, and primarily focuses on the lexicon and metaphor, the semantics of syntax, and language evolution. The papers that make up the collection consider current approaches to questions of the mental organization of meaning and its expression, and point toward future research.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

This volume addresses aspects of language change using the semantics-based theory of Cognitive Linguistics, and primarily focuses on the lexicon and metaphor, the semantics of syntax, and language evolution. The papers that make up the collection consider current approaches to questions of the mental organization of meaning and its expression, and point toward future research.

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