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Semantics as lexicography

  • Bart Geurts
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Over the past few decades, the interpretation of language has gradually come to be accepted as a subject deserving its own academic regalia, such as conferences, journals, and university chairs. The definition of the emerging field of inquiry is, as yet, very moot. It is not even decided that it is a single field, rather than several related ones, and whether it (or they) should be subsumed under linguistics, psychology, or somewhere else. But there is a measure of consensus about the kind of topics the fledgling discipline is supposed to address. Here are a few examples:

Published Online: 2008-02-26
Published in Print: 2004-05-25

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