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Commencement, continuation, cessation : a conceptual analysis of a set of Englsih and French verbs from an axiological point of view

Peeters, Bert


The aims of the present work are manifold and various. It has been the author’s intention to provide a contribution to the study of linguistic meaning by lightly adapting the methodology of conceptual analysis (i.e., Anna WIERZBICKA’S approach to semantics), and looking at it firm the point of view of axiology (i.e. Andre MARTINET’S approach to semantics); furthermore, to investigate the meaning of a set of verbs according to the methodology just referred to; finally, to indicate how conceptual...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011-07-12
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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