Meaning and the Lexicon: The Parallel Architecture 1975-2010

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Meaning and the Lexicon brings together 35 years of pathbreaking work on language by Ray Jackendoff. It traces the development of his Parallel Architecture, in which phonology, syntax, and semantics are independent generative components, and in which knowledge of language consists of a repertoire of stored structures. Some of these structures, such as words and morphemes, are idiosyncratic mappings between phonology, syntax, and meaning; some, such as idioms, attach meaning to larger syntactic structures; other structures ...

Meaning and the Lexicon: The Parallel Architecture 1975-2010 2010, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780199568871

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