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13 Methods in cross-linguistic semantics

From the book Semantics - Foundations, History and Methods

  • Lisa Matthewson


This article outlines methodologies for conducting research in cross-linguistic semantics, with an eye to uncovering semantic universals. Topics covered include fieldwork methodology, types of evidence for semantic universals, different types of semantic universals (with examples from the literature), and semantic parameters.

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