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Figurative language : cross-cultural and cross-linguistic perspectives

Author: Dmitrij Olegovich Dobrovol'skij; Münster Piirainen
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Oxford : Elsevier, 2005.
Series: Current research in the semantics/pragmatics interface, 0013
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Intends to discover basic principles underlying linguistic figurativeness and to develop a theory that is capable of capturing conventional figurative language (referred to as CFLT - Conventional  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dmitrij Olegovich Dobrovol'skij; Münster Piirainen
ISBN: 0080438709 9780080438702
OCLC Number: 868535737
Description: XII, 419. p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: General IssuesConventional Figurative Language and PhraseologyOn the Cross-Linguistic Equivalence of IdiomsMotivation of Conventional Figurative Units"False Friends" and ParonymsThe Cognitive Theory of the MetaphorIdioms of Fear: A Cognitive ApproachCognitive Modelling of Figurative SemanticsSpecific Frames: The Concept House in Language and CultureCulture and Figurative LanguageCultural Symbolism in Figurative LanguageNumeral Words and Number Symbols in Culture and Language: Case StudiesAnimal Metaphors and Animal Symbols: Case StudiesConclusionsReferences
Series Title: Current research in the semantics/pragmatics interface, 0013
Responsibility: Dmitrij Dobrovol'skij, Elisabeth Piirainen.

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