Sökning: "semantic change"
Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 62 avhandlingar innehållade orden semantic change.
1. Sparsamkeit und Geiz, Grosszügigkeit und Verschwendung : ethische Konzepte im Spiegel der Sprache
Sammanfattning : The object of this study is to analyse the lexemes and phraseological units that constitute the semantic fields employed in naming four abstract domains, greed, thrift, generosity, and extravagance that make up the ethical concept in German. On the assumption that ideas are accessible to us through the lexicalised items of a language, recent theories in the field of semantic analysis and conceptualisation were applied to the source material. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : This thesis examines the development of three generic pronouns in the history of the Swedish language, from the year of ca. 1225 until today. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Based on current research in historical and cognitive linguistics this thesis examines the German semantic field (), partly contrasting it with its Swedish correspondent . Starting at the time of Old High German the analysis follows the historical development of word and concept, exploring how attitudes to the Christian religion are verbalised in different ages. LÄS MER
4. Triangulating Perspectives on Lexical Replacement : From Predictive Statistical Models to Descriptive Color Linguistics
Sammanfattning : The aim of this thesis is to investigate lexical replacement processes from several complementary perspectives. It does so through three studies, each with a different scope and time depth. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : The object of this study is to shed new light on both the influence exerted on Finnish by the Swedish language, and on the mechanisms by which language contact in structural domains takes place. It is argued that syntactic borrowing should be regarded as a subtype of reanalysis and extension rather than as an independent mechanism. LÄS MER