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Introducing English semantics, Charles W. Kreidler

Label
Introducing English semantics
Title
Introducing English semantics
Statement of responsibility
Charles W. Kreidler
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
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1924-
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Kreidler, Charles W.
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • English language
  • English language
Label
Introducing English semantics, Charles W. Kreidler
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Cover; Introducing English Semantics; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Preface; 1 The study of meaning; 1.1 The systematic study of meaning; 1.2 The nature of language; 1.3 Language acquisition; 1.4 Demonstrating semantic knowledge; 2 Language in use; 2.1 Pragmatics; 2.2 Natural and conventional signs; 2.3 Linguistic signs; 2.4 Prosody; 2.5 Non-verbal communication; 3 The dimensions of meaning; 3.1 Reference and denotation; 3.2 Connotation; 3.3 Sense relations; 3.4 Lexical and grammatical meanings; 3.5 Morphemes; 3.6 Homonymy and polysemy; 3.7 Lexical ambiguity
  • 3.8 Sentence meaning4 Semantic roles; 4.1 Sentence and proposition; 4.2 Semantic roles; 4.2.1 Weather verbs (valency 0); 4.2.2 Performance verbs and experience verbs (valency 1); 4.2.3 Effective and affective verbs (valency 2 and 3); 4.3 Some changes in valency; 5 Lexical relations; 5.1 Lexical fields; 5.2 Kinship; 5.3 Hyponyms; 5.4 Synonyms; 5.5 Antonymy; 5.6 Binary and non-binary antonyms; 5.7 A comparison of four relations; 5.8 Converse antonyms; 5.9 Symmetry and reciprocity; 5.10 Expressions of quantity; 6 Reference; 6.1 Referents and referring expressions; 6.2 Extension and intension
  • 6.3 Some different kinds of referents6.3.1 Unique and non-unique referents; 6.3.2 Concrete and abstract referents; 6.3.3 Countable and non-countable referents; 6.4 Different ways of referring; 6.4.1 Generic and non-generic reference; 6.4.2 Specific and non-specific reference; 6.4.3 Definite and indefinite reference; 6.5 Deixis; 6.6 Anaphora; 6.7 Shifts in ways of referring; 6.8 Referential ambiguity; 7 Sentences as arguments; 7.1 Full statement clauses; 7.2 Question clauses; 7.3 Infinitive clauses; 7.4 Gerund clauses; 7.5 Non-factual clauses; 7.6 Verbal nouns; 7.7 Comparing types of clauses
  • 7.8 Syntactic ambiguity8 Aspect; 8.1 Generic and specific predications; 8.2 Stative predicates and dynamic predicates; 8.3 Durative and punctual; 8.4 Telic and atelic; 8.5 Ingressive, continuative, and egressive aspect; 8.5.1 Predicates of location; 8.5.2 Predicates of possession; 8.6 Prospective and retrospective; 8.7 Some grammatical expressions of aspect; 8.7.1 The prospective; 8.7.2 The perfect or retrogressive; 8.7.3 The progressive; 9 Factivity, implication, and modality; 9.1 Factivity; 9.2 Implicative predicates; 9.3 Modality; 10 A variety of predicates; 10.1 Attitudinal predicates
  • 10.2 Enabling and preventing10.3 Perceptual predicates; 11 The semantics of morphological relations; 11.1 Formal processes of derivation; 11.2 Semantic processes in derivation; 11.3 Verbs formed from nouns; 11.3.1 Transfer meanings; 11.3.2 Effective meanings; 11.3.3 Instrumental meanings; 11.3.4 Vehicular meanings (instrument + transfer); 11.4 Verbs from adjectives; 11.5 Verbs from verbs; 11.6 Adjectives derived from verbs; 11.7 Adjectives derived from nouns; 11.8 Adjectives derived from adjectives; 11.9 Nouns derived from verbs; 11.10 Nouns derived from adjectives
Control code
ocn864700369
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Second edition
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781134605736
Note
Taylor & Francis
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)864700369
Label
Introducing English semantics, Charles W. Kreidler
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Cover; Introducing English Semantics; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Preface; 1 The study of meaning; 1.1 The systematic study of meaning; 1.2 The nature of language; 1.3 Language acquisition; 1.4 Demonstrating semantic knowledge; 2 Language in use; 2.1 Pragmatics; 2.2 Natural and conventional signs; 2.3 Linguistic signs; 2.4 Prosody; 2.5 Non-verbal communication; 3 The dimensions of meaning; 3.1 Reference and denotation; 3.2 Connotation; 3.3 Sense relations; 3.4 Lexical and grammatical meanings; 3.5 Morphemes; 3.6 Homonymy and polysemy; 3.7 Lexical ambiguity
  • 3.8 Sentence meaning4 Semantic roles; 4.1 Sentence and proposition; 4.2 Semantic roles; 4.2.1 Weather verbs (valency 0); 4.2.2 Performance verbs and experience verbs (valency 1); 4.2.3 Effective and affective verbs (valency 2 and 3); 4.3 Some changes in valency; 5 Lexical relations; 5.1 Lexical fields; 5.2 Kinship; 5.3 Hyponyms; 5.4 Synonyms; 5.5 Antonymy; 5.6 Binary and non-binary antonyms; 5.7 A comparison of four relations; 5.8 Converse antonyms; 5.9 Symmetry and reciprocity; 5.10 Expressions of quantity; 6 Reference; 6.1 Referents and referring expressions; 6.2 Extension and intension
  • 6.3 Some different kinds of referents6.3.1 Unique and non-unique referents; 6.3.2 Concrete and abstract referents; 6.3.3 Countable and non-countable referents; 6.4 Different ways of referring; 6.4.1 Generic and non-generic reference; 6.4.2 Specific and non-specific reference; 6.4.3 Definite and indefinite reference; 6.5 Deixis; 6.6 Anaphora; 6.7 Shifts in ways of referring; 6.8 Referential ambiguity; 7 Sentences as arguments; 7.1 Full statement clauses; 7.2 Question clauses; 7.3 Infinitive clauses; 7.4 Gerund clauses; 7.5 Non-factual clauses; 7.6 Verbal nouns; 7.7 Comparing types of clauses
  • 7.8 Syntactic ambiguity8 Aspect; 8.1 Generic and specific predications; 8.2 Stative predicates and dynamic predicates; 8.3 Durative and punctual; 8.4 Telic and atelic; 8.5 Ingressive, continuative, and egressive aspect; 8.5.1 Predicates of location; 8.5.2 Predicates of possession; 8.6 Prospective and retrospective; 8.7 Some grammatical expressions of aspect; 8.7.1 The prospective; 8.7.2 The perfect or retrogressive; 8.7.3 The progressive; 9 Factivity, implication, and modality; 9.1 Factivity; 9.2 Implicative predicates; 9.3 Modality; 10 A variety of predicates; 10.1 Attitudinal predicates
  • 10.2 Enabling and preventing10.3 Perceptual predicates; 11 The semantics of morphological relations; 11.1 Formal processes of derivation; 11.2 Semantic processes in derivation; 11.3 Verbs formed from nouns; 11.3.1 Transfer meanings; 11.3.2 Effective meanings; 11.3.3 Instrumental meanings; 11.3.4 Vehicular meanings (instrument + transfer); 11.4 Verbs from adjectives; 11.5 Verbs from verbs; 11.6 Adjectives derived from verbs; 11.7 Adjectives derived from nouns; 11.8 Adjectives derived from adjectives; 11.9 Nouns derived from verbs; 11.10 Nouns derived from adjectives
Control code
ocn864700369
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Second edition
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781134605736
Note
Taylor & Francis
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)864700369

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