Linguistic Categorization: Prototypes in Linguistic Theory

Linguistic Categorization: Prototypes in Linguistic Theory

by John R. Taylor


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ISBN-13: 9780198239185
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 09/12/1991
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 5.44(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.68(d)

Table of Contents

The categorization of colour; The classical approach to categorization; Prototype categories: I; Prototype categories: II; Linguistic and encyclopeadic knowledge; Polysemy and meaning chains; Category extension: metonymy and metaphor; Polysemous categories in morphology and syntax; Polysemous categories in intonation; Grammatical categories; Syntactic constructions as prototype categories; Prototype categories in phonology; The acquisition of categories; Recent developments (1995)

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