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Words and meanings : lexical semantics across domains, languages, and cultures / First edition

Words and meanings : lexical semantics across domains, languages, and cultures / First edition (Loan 3 times)

Material type
단행본
Personal Author
Goddard, Cliff. Wierzbicka, Anna.
Title Statement
Words and meanings : lexical semantics across domains, languages, and cultures / Cliff Goddard and Anna Wierzbicka.
판사항
First edition.
Publication, Distribution, etc
Oxford :   Oxford University Press,   c2014.  
Physical Medium
314 p. ; 24 cm.
Series Statement
Oxford linguistics
ISBN
9780199668434 0199668434
요약
"In a series of cross-cultural investigations of word meaning, Cliff Goddard and Anna Wierzbicka examine key expressions from different domains of the lexicon - concrete, abstract, physical, sensory, emotional, and social. They focus on complex and culturally important words in a range of languages that includes English, Russian, Polish, French, Warlpiri and Malay."--Publishers website
Content Notes
Words, Meaning, and Methodology -- Men, Women, and Children: The semantics of basic social categories -- Sweet, Hot, Hard, heavy, Rough, Sharp: Physical quality words in cross-linguistic perspective -- From Colour Words to Visual Semantics: English, Russian, Warlpiri -- Happiness and Human Values in Cross-cultural and Historical Perspective -- Pain Is it a Human Universal? The Perspective From Cross-linguistic Semantics -- Suggesting, Apologising, Complimenting: English speech act verbs -- A Stitch in Time and The Way of The Rice Plant: The semantics of proverbs in English and Malay -- The Meaning of Abstract Nouns: Locke, Bentham and Contemporary Semantics -- Broader Perspectives: Beyond lexical semantics.
Bibliography, Etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 262-290) and index.
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Contents information

Table of Contents

Authorship note	p. vi
Acknowledgements	p. vii
Tables and figures	p. viii
1	Words, meaning, and methodology	p. 1
2	Men, women, and children: the semantics of basic social categories	p. 22
3	Sweet, hot, hard, heavy, rough, sharp: physical-quality words in cross-linguistic perspective	p. 55
4	From "colour words" to visual semantics: English, Russian, Warlpiri	p. 80
5	Happiness and human values in cross-cultural and historical perspective	p. 102
6	Pain: is it a human universal? The perspective from cross-linguistic semantics	p. 127
7	Suggesting, apologizing, complimenting: English speech-act verbs	p. 156
8	A stitch in time and the way of the rice plant: the semantics of proverbs in English and Malay	p. 184
9	The meaning of "abstract nouns": Locke, Bentham, and contemporary semantics	p. 205
10	Broader horizons: beyond lexical semantics	p. 238
References	p. 262
Index	p. 291

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