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Regularity in semantic change

by Elizabeth Closs Traugott

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Comparative and general Grammar,
  • LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES,
  • Linguistics,
  • Electronic books,
  • Historical Semantics,
  • Semantics

  • Edition Notes

    StatementElizabeth Closs Traugott, Richard B. Dasher
    SeriesCambridge studies in linguistics -- 96, Cambridge studies in linguistics -- 96.
    ContributionsDasher, Richard B., 1955-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP325.5.H57 T73 2002eb
    The Physical Object
    Format[electronic resource] /
    Pagination1 online resource (xx, 341 p.)
    Number of Pages341
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27085078M
    ISBN 100511015828
    ISBN 109780511015823
    OCLC/WorldCa51214761

    Book review Regularity in Semantic Change Elizabeth Closs Traugott and Richard B. Dasher, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge Studies in Linguistics, ISBN 0 0 hardback. Read "ON REGULARITY IN SEMANTIC CHANGE, Journal of Literary Semantics" on DeepDyve, the largest online rental service for scholarly research with thousands of .

      1 thought on “ Semantic Regularities and Reading ” sed Septem at pm. Katherine, I have been moving toward reading books with less pictures and a longer story to my daughter. I have a four year old and I want to make sure that she has the opportunity to use her imagination (or practice using semantic regularities). In this scene, grouping these outdoor items together creates semantic regularities, which are “the characteristics associated with the functions carried out in different types of scenes” (Goldstein, , p. 65). Two men appear to be either working on the patio or dangling from ladders and ropes, possibly fixing the wall below the balcony.

    Her publications include A History of English Syntax (), Linguistics for Students of Literature (co-authored with Mary L. Pratt, ), Grammaticalization (co-authored with Paul J. Hopper, Cambridge, ) and Regularity in Semantic Change (co-authored with Richard B. Dasher, Cambridge, ).5/5(2). In semantics and historical linguistics, semantic change refers to any change in the meaning(s) of a word over the course of called semantic shift, lexical change, and semantic progression. Common types of semantic change include amelioration, pejoration, broadening, semantic narrowing, bleaching, metaphor, and : Richard Nordquist.


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We see semantic change (change in code) as arising out of the pragmatic uses to which speakers or writers and addressees or readers put language, and most especially out of the preferred strategies that speakers/writers use in communicating with addressees. The changes discussed in this book are tendencies that are remarkably widely attested, but that can be Regularity in semantic change book under particular, often social.

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Dasher This new and important study of semantic change examines the various ways in which new meanings arise through language use, especially the ways in which speakers and writers experiment with uses of words and constructions. In this chapter we outline some of the work and issues to date on semantic change, with particular attention to research focused on regularity and on mechanisms of semantic change that will be developed further in later chapters.

No attempt is made to cover research into the history of research into semantic change comprehensively. Regularity in semantic change [electronic resource] / Elizabeth Closs Traugott, Richard B. Dasher.

Main author: Traugott, Elizabeth Closs. Corporate Author: Ebook Central Academic Complete., ProQuest (Firm) Other authors: Dasher, Richard B., Format: eBook Online access: Connect to electronic book via Ebook Central. Get this from a library. Regularity in semantic change.

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This book is a detailed examination of semantic change from the perspective of historical pragmatics and discourse analysis.

Drawing on extensive corpus data from over a thousand years of English and Japanese textual history, Traugott and Dasher show that most changes in meaning originate in and are motivated by the associative flow of speech. Regularity in Semantic Change by Elizabeth Closs Traugott,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(6).

Elizabeth Closs Traugott & Richard B. Dasher. Regularity In Semantic Change. (Cambridge Studies in Linguistics ) Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. The Invited Inferencing Theory of Semantic Change model of semantic change 34 CHILD VS.

ADULT ACQUISITION IN SEMANTIC CHANGE 41 THE HYPOTHESIS THAT ONTOGENY RECAPITULATES PHYLOGENY 42 THE NATURE OF EVIDENCE FOR SEMANTIC CHANGE 44 The validity of written data 45 The language and data sources for this book 48.

Word-waves: A computational model of lexical semantic change David D. Clarke and Brigitte Nerlich Language & Communication,Vol Number 3, Page Cited by: This book is the first detailed examination of semantic change from the perspective of historical pragmatics and discourse analysis.

Drawing on extensive corpus data from over a thousand years of English and Japanese textual history, Traugott and Dasher show that most changes in meaning originate in and are motivated by the associative flow of. REGULARITY IN SEMANTIC CHANGE (RSC) focuses on the semantic-pragmatic interface.

Traugott and Dasher (T&D) defend the position that there are cross-linguistic unidirectional tendencies in semantic change, at least in certain domains, and that internal semantic change largely occurs as the conventionalization of implicature.