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Linguistic Semantics

An Introduction (Cambridge Approaches to Linguistics)

by John Lyons

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Semantics (meaning),
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • English,
  • Language,
  • Linguistics,
  • Semantics,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines / Linguistics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages394
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7740664M
    ISBN 100521433029
    ISBN 109780521433020

    yBRÉAL (‘An essay on semantics’, ) – consid didered fthfather off semantitics, fi tfirst to popularize the term SÉMANTIQUE yno serious linguistic analysis without touchingg on meaning ysemantics has to be an integral part of linguistics yneed for syntactic semantics. Pragmatics is the study of how language is used and how the different uses of language determine semantics and syntax. Much of this book is about language pragmatics, about how humans use language to achieve their goals. You can begin by stating that language is a form of communication. Humans live and work in groups that require sound.

    An introductory text in linguistic semantics, uniquely balancing empirical coverage and formalism with development of intuition and methodology. This introductory textbook in linguistic semantics for undergraduates features a unique balance between empirical coverage and formalism on the one hand and development of intuition and methodology on the other. It will equip students to form. In contrast to most current treatments of semantics, this book is accessible to the beginning student of semantics and linguistics and also useful to the advanced practitioner. A textbook and reference work in a single volume, it can be used in a number of disciplines: psychology, computer science, and anthropology as well as linguistics/5(3).

    Linguistic Semantics - by John Lyons November INTRODUCTION. This chapter is pivotal in the structure of the book. It is also one of the longest, and there is a distinct change of gear. Semantics studies literal, context-independent meaning, the constant meaning that is associated with a linguistic expression in all of its occurrences Pragmatics is the study of situated uses of language, the study of language in relation to the users of language, the study of linguistic .


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Introduction to Linguistics Marcus Kracht Department of Linguistics, UCLA Campbell Hall Hilgard Avenue Los Angeles, CA – [email protected] Size: 1MB. Linguistic Semantics: An Introduction is the successor to Sir John Lyons's important study Language, Meaning and Context ().While preserving the general structure of the earlier book, the author has substantially expanded its scope to introduce several topics that were not previously discussed, and to take into account developments in linguistic semantics/5(4).

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Among the foremost linguistic semanticists of the 20th cent. are Gustaf Stern, Jost Trier, B. Whorf, Uriel Weinreich, Stephen Ullmann, Thomas Sebeok, Noam Chomsky, Jerrold Katz, and Charles Osgood. In this book, the author examines the transformation of the Pacific language region under the impact of colonization, westernization and modernization.

By focusing on the linguistic and socio-historical changes of the past years, it aims to bring a new. In contrast to most current treatments of semantics, this book is accessible to the beginning student of semantics and linguistics and also useful to the advanced practitioner.

A textbook and reference work in a single volume, it can be used in a number of disciplines: psychology, computer science, and anthropology as well as linguistics. Linguistic Semantics: An Introduction is the successor to Sir John Lyons' important textbook Language, Meaning and Context ().

While preserving the general structure of the earlier book, the Reviews: 2. This book provides an introduction to the study of meaning in human language, from a linguistic perspective.

It covers a fairly broad range of topics, including lexical semantics, compositional semantics, and pragmatics. The chapters are organized into six units: (1) Foundational concepts; (2) Word meanings; (3) Implicature (including indirect speech acts); (4) Compositional semantics; (5 5/5(1).

In contrast to most current treatments of semantics, this book is accessible to the beginning student of semantics and linguistics and also useful to the advanced practitioner. A textbook and reference work in a single volume, it can be used in a number of disciplines: psychology, computer science, and anthropology as well as Edition: 1st Edition.

Lexical Semantics: Hyponyms & Hypernyms •Hyponym: word x is a hyponym of word y if the sets of referents of x is always in the set of referents of y •e.g. the set of poodles is always in the set of dogs •Hypernym: the converse of hyponym •above, ‘dogs’ = hypernym, ‘poodles’ = hyponymFile Size: 1MB.

In linguistics, semantics is the subfield that is devoted to the study of meaning, as inherent at the levels of words, phrases, sentences, and larger units of discourse (termed texts, or narratives).

The study of semantics is also closely linked to the subjects of representation, reference and denotation. Linguistic Semantics by William Frawley,In contrast to most current treatments of semantics, this book is accessible to the beginning student of semantics and linguistics and also useful to the advanced practitioner.

A textbook and reference work in a single volume, it can be used in a number of disciplines: psychology /5(12). Natural Language Semantics publishes studies focused on linguistic phenomena, including quantification, negation, modality, genericity, tense, aspect, aktionsarten, focus, presuppositions, anaphora, definiteness, plurals, mass nouns, adjectives, adverbial modification, nominalization, ellipsis, and interrogatives.

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At the end of each chapter there is a section of recom- and Sarah Burnett, the Copy AN INTRODUCTION TO ENGLISH SEMANTICS AND PRAGMATICS. Semantics. This volume presents the state of the art of recent research on the acquisition of semantics.

Covering topics ranging from infants' initial acquisition of word meaning to the more sophisticated mapping between structure and meaning in the syntax-semantics interface, and the relation between logical content and inferences on language meaning (semantics and pragmatics), Pages:. Linguistic semantics looks not only at grammar and meaning but at language use and language acquisition as a whole.

"The study of meaning can be undertaken in various : Richard Nordquist.Understanding Semantics, Second Edition, provides an engaging and accessible introduction to linguistic semantics. The first part takes the reader through a step-by-step guide to the main.• Semantics is the study of the meaning of morphemes, words, phrases, and sentences – Lexical semantics: the meaning of words and the relationships among words – Phrasal or sentential semantics: the meaning of syntactic units larger than one wordFile Size: KB.