lexical semantics

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Noun1.lexical semantics - the branch of semantics that studies the meanings and relations of words
semantics - the study of language meaning
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Among other things, conceptual history has ambitions to account not only for lexical semantics but also for the pragmatic enactment of key concepts.
The lexical semantics of verbs of motion: the perspective from unaccusativity.
A way out is provided by the branch of NL processing (NLP) called Frame-Semantic Parsing and closely connected with the branch SRL [9], The basis of this branch is the linguistic resource FrameNet [10], it stores a significant information about lexical semantics and predicate-argument semantics of sentences in English.
Based on the research reviewed in previous chapters, Wood summarizes the importance of formulaic language and its contribution to a range of fields and subfields in language studies, such as Meaning-Text Theory, Usage-based models, lexical priming, and lexical semantics.
Hebrew Lexical Semantics and Daily Life in Ancient Israel: What's Cooking in Biblical Hebrew?
And, truth be told, the lexical semantics of this spectrum are a mystery to me.
devoted specifically to the topic of lexical semantics in Ancient Egyptian" (p.
A cognitively plausible model of semantic representations, describing the world's image and structure within the cognitive system, has been an elusive target from the aspects of the cognitive science, lexical semantics, and artificial intelligence, specifically its subdomains concerning natural language processing.
The first, "Experimental lexical semantics at the crossroads between languages" (375-394) by Michele I.
The paper adopts van Dijk's socio-cognitive approach to critical discourse analysis, gender theories of dominance and social construct and Cruse's (1995) lexical semantics as its theoretical framework.
The topics include implications of cognitive linguistics for translation studies, frame semantics and translation, lexicalization patterns and translation, cognitive conceptualizations and translating political discourse, and experimental lexical semantics at the crossroads between languages.
Work emanating from Chomsky and lexical semantics, however, puts pressure on this position, for the content of words seems far richer in systematic ways than mere denotation.