Words and Meanings Lexical Semantics Across Domains, Languages, and Cultures
- ISBN 13:
- ISBN 10:
- Format: Hardcover
- Copyright: 01/28/2014
- Publisher: Oxford University Press
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The book opens with a review of the neglected status of lexical semantics in linguistics. The authors consider a range of analytical issues including lexical polysemy, semantic change, the relationship between lexical and grammatical semantics, and the concepts of semantic molecules and templates. Their fascinating book is for everyone interested in the relations between meaning, culture, ideas, and words.