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Approx. 19 hours to complete

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English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
3 hours to complete

What is special about lexical typology: methodological issues

5 videos (Total 51 min), 1 quiz
5 videos
Groups and names10m
MLEXT Methodology9m
Linguistic resources for lexical typology11m
Theoretical background11m
Week
2
3 hours to complete

Does the octopus swim? AQUA-motion in cross-linguistic perspective

7 videos (Total 54 min), 1 quiz
7 videos
Semantic maps: Strategies of colexification-16m
Strategies of colexification-2: Additional oppositions9m
Strategies of colexification-37m
Meaning shifts-17m
Meaning shifts-28m
Lack of standard metaphors6m
Week
3
3 hours to complete

Jack and Jill fell down the hill: Typological approach to verbs of falling

5 videos (Total 59 min), 1 quiz
5 videos
Falling: Semantic space14m
Oppositions between the main frames16m
Related semantic fields7m
Metaphors of falling12m
Week
4
3 hours to complete

How do we think about oldness?

4 videos (Total 46 min), 1 quiz
4 videos
Semantics of ‘OLD’15m
Typological results: How do languages structure the domain of ‘OLD’?8m
Additional oppositions11m
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Top reviews from Towards language universals through lexical semantics: introduction to lexical and semantic typology

By GGApr 14th 2018

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Ekaterina Rakhilina

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School of Linguistics

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