idiomatology

idiomatology

a compilation of idiomatic words and phrases.
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that rhetoric is a phenomenon tied to the linguistic system of a particular language" (1972: Preface).This idea, very much like the Vosslerian concept of 'idiomatology', would explain why the student of a foreign language violates the expectations of the native reader.
I hope to have managed to prove that the complexes traditionally labelled "compounds" can, indeed, be called so in the light of idiomatology, provided, of course, that the complexes in question are semantically indivisible within respective contexts.