By Sascha Michel, Alexander Onysko
Whereas cognitive linguistics has develop into validated as a accomplished study paradigm over the past 3 many years, it has thus far hardly ever contributed to investigations into methods of lexical construction as generally captured in learn on be aware formation. In gentle of this, the amount to hand is the 1st one to take a step forward in the direction of illuminating various elements of observe formation from cognitive views. The ebook combines contributions to the second overseas Cognitive Linguistics convention of the German Cognitive Linguistics organization with a variety of invited papers through students engaged on problems with observe formation and cognitive linguistics. this feature is guided by way of pluralism in either technique and themes. hence, a few contributions are of a essentially theoretical nature discussing, for instance, recombinance as a version of notice formation and a taxonomy of be aware formation strategies as building kinds. a number of articles deal with interface matters akin to notice formation and phrasal buildings, observe formation and inflection, in addition to phonology and be aware formational styles. the vast majority of the reviews makes a speciality of person varieties of notice formation (compounding, affixation, and conversion), and so they give a contribution to reframing our realizing of those procedures. With a spotlight on commonly Germanic languages (Afrikaans, Dutch, English, German, Luxembourgish, and Norwegian), data-driven analyses contain corpus linguistic investigations, elicited facts, psycholinguistic experiments, and computational linguistic purposes. a number of contributions persist with a regularly introspective course of reasoning according to the dialogue of chosen examples as within the research of artistic compounds. total, the amount presents a wealthy array of issues rising lower than the umbrella of cognitive linguistic notion and proven styles and methods of observe shape
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S/ructions (cf. Langacker 1987: 82), linked in networks of inheritance. One may note that the idea of subsuming morphology and syntax under the all-embracing concept of the cons/ruc/ion is actually not recent: It was in fact already suggested in Bloomfield's classic Lungucxge (1933: 169): Whenever two (or, rarely, more) forms are spoken together, as constituents of a complex form, the grammatical features by which they are cornbincd, make up a construction. John run L I M >make U ~ , up a construction.
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Cognitive Perspectives on Word Formation (Trends in Linguistics. Studies and Monographs) by Sascha Michel, Alexander Onysko