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Author Konieczna, Ewa editor Editor.

Title English versus Slavic Lexicon in a Morphological and Semantic Perspective Ewa Konieczna, Robert Kieltyka [electronic resource]

Published Frankfurt a.M. Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften 201612, c2017


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Edition 1st, New ed.
Physical description 200 p. 12 ill.
Series Studies in Linguistics, Anglophone Literatures and Cultures 5
Contents The semantics and morphology of identity enhancement in the lexicons of bulgarian and english – Polish versus English metonymy-based synonyms of «prostitute» – A contrastive analysis of Yiddish words in English and Slavic languages: The female-related vocabulary – Lexico-semantic analysis of the nouns denoting Respect in English and Ukrainian – Conceptualization and lexicalization patterns in Croatian and English: Morphosemantic fields related to the concept of SIGHT – Birdsemy in English and Polish Idiomatic and Proverbial Expressions from the Perspective of Language and Culture – Language of love: On zoosemy and terms of endearment in English, Russian and Polish – On the complexity of zoosemic transfers in English and Polish – Extension of spatial relations to non-physical domains: English particle on and Polish prefix «na»- in composite verbs – An Overview of Polish and English Attributive Ethnonyms Based on Culinary Traditions – Dispositional middles in English and Polish with detours into other Slavic languages – Case Assignment by Verbal Particles in English and Verbal Prefixes in Slovak
Summary This book offers a collection of papers pertaining to the most thought-provoking problems in the areas of theoretical and contrastive linguistics. The contributions are devoted to current developments in morphological and semantic theorizing. The contrastive analyses conducted by the authors examine the structure of English and selected Slavic languages.
History notes Ewa Konieczna is Assistant Professor at the Institute of English Studies, University of Rzeszów (Poland). Her main research interests include morphological polysemy, embodied cognition in language and innovative word formation processes. Robert Kieltyka is Associate Professor at the Institute of English Studies, University of Rzeszów (Poland). His main research interests include diachronic semantics, cognitive linguistics and morphology-semantics interface.
Other author Kieltyka, Robert editor Editor.
ISBN 9783653062991
Standard Number 9783653062991