دانلود رایگان کتاب Semantic Relationships بزبان انگلیسی
As for any other phenomenon in the world, the existence of paradigmatic semantic relations among words calls for some kind of explanation – or perhaps several kinds of explanation. Are these relations among words, or among the things the words represent? Are the relations arbitrary or rule based? Language specific or universal? A product of linguistic or general cognition? These questions are the focus of this book. First, however, we must ask what these questions mean, and why we might care to trouble ourselves with them.
As linguistic theories have progressed in modeling human language ability, the lexicon has become more central to those theories. With this new or renewed attention to the mental lexicon, two problems become evident. Firstly, there is no generally accepted theory of how the lexicon is internally structured and how lexical information is represented in it. Secondly, the lexicon must interface with the conceptual system, but there is little agreement about which information should be included on which side of the lexical-conceptual boundary, how conceptual information is represented, and even whether a lexical-conceptual
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