lexicalization


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Synonyms for lexicalization

the process of making a word to express a concept

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Congruent lexicalization can take place when the languages share equivalent structures, which can be filled in by lexical elements from either language, as in (13).
The study of lexicalization practices, for instance, reveals the overwhelming presence of adjectives such as "painful," "risky," "rough," or "uncaring" when it comes to the description of sexual activity outside of marriage, while abstinence from sex and/or sex within marriage are exclusively associated with positive notions like safety ("secure", "safe"), love ("caring", "loving") or simply greatness ("amazing", "wonderful", "great").
specifically to compounding, but also to lexicalization (Bauer 1983: 58; Giegerich 2004; 2005).
Subject-related words by a lexical effect are similar to examples of syntactic conversion as regards their considerable meaning predictability (dictated by the adjectival base) and low lexicalization.
Interestingly, in the Official Journal (6), the lexicalization for "device that transmits a signal to attract attention" is as follows: fr.
Slobin (2000, 2004) maintains that Talmy's typological split between the lexicalization patterns of spatial-localization events in verb-framed and satellite-framed constructions has important psycholinguistic implications.
The topics include implications of cognitive linguistics for translation studies, frame semantics and translation, lexicalization patterns and translation, cognitive conceptualizations and translating political discourse, and experimental lexical semantics at the crossroads between languages.
Boyah is a lexicalization of the English boy followed by the Arabic feminine suffix -ah.
The influence of first language lexicalization on second language lexical inferencing: A study of Farsi-speaking learners of English as a foreign language.
The discoursal strategies and the processes of lexicalization usually deviate from the traditional norms.
That is, as the authors themselves define, MWE are used to describe different but related phenomena, which can be described as a sequence of words which act as a unit at any level of language analysis and which have some or all of the following behaviors: reduced syntactic and semantic transparency, reduction or absence of compositionality, more or less stable, capable of violation of any rule syntax; high degree of lexicalization (depending on pragmatic factors), high degree of conventionality.
Indeed, the author's arguments would be much less tentative and more convincing had he done more with the available up-to-date volumes on research methods in linguistics and communication: "four situation types seem to correspond to three verb classes" (7); "These three distinctions seem to be important typological determinants" (13); "It appears that the three naming strategies are closely related to three different types of lexicalization patterns" (28); "This means that the grammar of a language seems to reflect the dynamical processing of visual stimuli by human beings" (77); "Old Russian seems to be hearer-oriented" (179); "This seems to be the common feature of all unmarked members of an opposition in any language" (245); and, finally (on the last page in the book