Sökning: "verbs of motion"

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  1. 1. Motion in Language and Experience : Actual and Non-actual motion in Swedish, French and Thai

    Författare :Johan Blomberg; Allmän språkvetenskap; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; motion situations; non-actual motion; Swedish; elicitation; cognitive linguistics; phenomenology; Thai; French; subjective motion; fictive motion; semantic typology; motion; spatial semantics; motion events;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis deals with motion in language and non-linguistic experience, distinguishing between actual motion (AM) and non-actual motion (NAM). AM is the experience of continuous change in an object’s position, expressed in sentences such as 'The man runs through the forest' and 'The woman is walking'. LÄS MER

  2. 2. The Physical Foundation of the Patterning of Physical Action Verbs : A Study of Chinese Verbs

    Författare :Hong Gao; Allmän språkvetenskap; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Languages and literatures of South and South-East Asia; verbal semantics; trajector; semantic representation; pyscholingistics; polysemy; physical reality; physical foundation; physical action verbs; observability; motion; lexicalization patterning; landmark; intentionality; innateness; physical contact; force-dynamics; combinability; conflation; cognitive semantics; active zone; affectability; Chinese; Kinesiska och språk och litteratur från Syd- och Sydostasien; Linguistics; Lingvistik; Grammar; semantics; semiotics; syntax; Grammatik; semantik; semiotik;

    Sammanfattning : This work is a study of verbal semantics with a focus on the discussion and illustration of the role of body parts and the semantic incorporation into verbal roots of the actions that involve various body parts. Following a general discussion of the basic issues of language construction and human body actions with the image schemas of force-dynamics presented in line with the framework of cognitive semantics, it is argued that the event structures of physical action verbs are not arbitrarily constructed but rather the constructions are built through systematic cognitive processes in relation to both human physical reality and concrete reality in the world. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Thoughts in Motion : The Role of Long-Term L1 and Short-Term L2 Experience when Talking and Thinking of Caused Motion

    Författare :Guillermo Montero-Melis; Emanuel Bylund; T. Florian Jaeger; Henriëtte Hendriks; Lars Fant; Barbara C. Malt; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; Linguistic relativity; language and thought; conceptualization; thinking for speaking; semantic typology; lexicalization patterns; events; caused motion; bilingualism; second language acquisition; transfer; adaptation; priming; Spanish; Swedish; tvåspråkighet; Bilingualism;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis is about whether language affects thinking. It deals with the linguistic relativity hypothesis, which proposes that the language we speak influences the way we think. This hypothesis is investigated in the domain of caused motion (e.g. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Verbs of Motion with Directional Prepositions and Prefixes in Xenophon's Anabasis

    Författare :Sanita Balode; Grekiska (antik och bysantinsk); []
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Xenophon; Anabasis; prefixes; prepositional phrases; verbs of motion; surface elements; semantic elements; motion event; moving entity; landmark; source; path; goal; space; direction; trajectory; synonymy;

    Sammanfattning : The thesis compares different prepositions and verbal prefixes denoting direction in Ancient Greek. The corpus covers passages in Xenophon’s Anabasis where such directional elements are used. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Walk this way : Verbs of motion in three Finno-Ugric languages

    Författare :Torbjörn Söder; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Finno-Ugric languages - general; Hungarian; North Khanty; verbs of motion; semantics; etymology; lexical category; Finno-Ugric; prototype; deixis; dialects; Finsk-ugriska språk - allmänt; Finno-Ugric languages; Finsk-ugriska språk; Finsk-ugriska språk; Finno-Ugric Languages;

    Sammanfattning : The verbs of motion in North Khanty, North Saarni and Hungarian, three genetically related, but geographically, culturally and historically separated languages, are analysed from a synchronic and diachronic point of view. The study is based on material deriving from informants and written sources in each language. LÄS MER