Ten lectures on natural semantic metalanguage : exploring language, thought and culture using simple, translatable words /

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Goddard, Cliff (Author)
Corporate Author: ProQuest (Firm)
Format: eBook
Published: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2018]
Series:Distinguished lectures in cognitive linguistics.
Online Access:Connect to the full text of this electronic book
Table of Contents:
  • From Leibniz to Wierzbicka: The history and philosophy of nsm
  • Semantic primes and their grammar
  • Explicating emotion concepts across languages and cultures
  • Wonderful, terrific, fabulous: English evaluational adjectives
  • Semantic molecules and semantic complexity
  • Words as carriers of cultural meaning
  • English verb semantics: verbs of doing and saying
  • English verb alternations and constructions
  • Applications of NSM: minimal English, cultural scripts and language
  • Teaching retrospect: nsm compared with other approaches to semantic analysis.