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NSM and the meaning of color words

  • Paul Kay
From the journal


Uwe Durst (D) is to be commended for a clear exposition of the Natural Semantic Metalanguage (NSM) theory of Anna Wierzbicka (W) and her associates. In addition to laying out clearly the assumptions of the NSM theory, D states that

The …NSM model… has turned out to be a most useful theoretical and methodological framework for semantic analysis in various linguistic… domains.

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

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