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The Lexicon: An Introduction


Elisabetta Je┼żek

January 2016

Oxford Textbooks in Linguistics

This book provides an introduction to the study of words, and how we use words to create meaning. It offers an accessible description of the main properties of words and the organizational principles of the lexicon, based on theoretical accounts and extensive empirical data.

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Theories of Lexical Semantics


Dirk Geeraerts

November 2009

This book offers a comprehensive overview of the major traditions of word meaning research in linguistics. It charts the evolution of lexical semantics from the mid nineteenth century to the present day, presenting the main ideas, landmark publications, and the dominant figures ofthe the five semantic traditions.

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