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Lexicology and Corpus Linguistics

Lexicology and Corpus Linguistics


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Perspectives in Lexicology and Corpus Linguistics offers an introduction to words and corpus linguistics. From this foundation it explores the much wider issues that are inevitably raised but somehow marginalized in lexicology (the study of words) and corpus linguistics: how are individual words integrated into language? What are the real benefits of studying the large quantities of text now available in corpora? How do we best conceptualize meaning itself?

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780826448620
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 06/22/2004
Series: Open Linguistics
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.41(d)

About the Author

Wolfgang Teubert is Professor of Corpus Linguistics at the University of Birmingham.

Table of Contents

Section One1. What is a Word? 2. Methods in Lexicology: the Dictionary3. Methods in Lexicology: the Thesaurus4. History of Lexicology: India, China, the Islamic World, Europe5. Evolution of the Dictionary and Thesaurus in England6. Recent Developments in Lexicology7. Sources and ResourcesSection Two8. Etymology9. Prescription10. Grammar, Syntax and Lexicogrammar11. Semantics12. Language and Reality13. Language and Society14. Language and Cognition15. Language and Computation16. Language and Languages17. TranslationSection Three:18. Corpus Linguistics as a Theoretical Approach19. Corpus Typology20. Corpus Linguistics and Language21. The Minimal Assumption Postulate22. Research and Development23. Corpus Semantics24. Multilingual Semantics25. Multilingual Corpus Semantics26. Applying Multilingual Corpus Semantics27. Semantics and the Multilingual Corpus

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