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By Hubert Cuyckens,René Dirven,John R. Taylor

This gathered quantity provides significantly new instructions that are rising in cognitive lexical semantics study. a couple of papers rekindle the polysemy vs. monosemy debate, and testify to the truth that polysemy is not any longer easily taken without any consideration, yet is at the moment a way more contested factor than it was once within the Eighties and Nineties. different papers supply clean views at the prototype constitution of lexical different types, whereas regularly authorized notions in regards to the radial community constitution of different types are puzzled in papers at the improvement of observe that means in baby language acquisition and in diachrony. extra subject matters comprise the interplay of lexical and constructional that means, and the connection among note meanings and the contexts during which the phrases are encountered.

This publication is of curiosity to semanticists and cognitive linguists, in addition to to students operating within the broader box of cognitive science.

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