Suffixal Rivalry in Adjective Formation: A Cognitive-Corpus Analysis

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This book deals with adjectival suffixes in English. Its scope of analysis is confined to the formation of adjective pairs that share a single root but end in different suffixes. Theoretically, the book adopts Cognitive Semantics and attempts to substantiate some of its tenets. One tenet is that a linguistic item is polysemous by nature. On this basis, the goal is to show that an adjectival suffix forms a category consisting of multiple senses, which gather around a centre. Another tenet is that the meaning of a linguistic ...

Suffixal Rivalry in Adjective Formation: A Cognitive-Corpus Analysis 2006, Equinox Publishing (Indonesia), Sheffield

ISBN-13: 9781845531812

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Suffixal Rivalry in Adjective Formation: A Cognitive-Corpus Analysis 2006, Equinox Publishing (Indonesia), Sheffield

ISBN-13: 9781845531805

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