• Integral Theory of Polysemy
    INTEGRAL THEORY OF POLYSEMY Integral Theory of Polysemy is agued which represents the most general view on the problem of polysemy. The notion of polysemy is essentially extended and is applied to both lexical and grammatical language levels. It is argued that polysemy regulates and systematizes
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  • Polysemy and Homonymy
    Polysemy and homonymy --the language phenomenon I’m interested in linguistic study The word polysemy is defined as “having or characterized by many meanings; the existence of several meanings for a single word or phrase.” Thus, the coexistence of several meanings in one, which is quite co
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  • Polysemy
    Polysemy Polysemy comes from Neo-Latin polysemia, which comes from Greek polusemous [poly- (many) + sema (sign)] giving us a linguistic term, "having many meanings" or multiple meanings. Most of lex. items in English are polysemantic. Ex.: - family - She lost both of her parents. - parent -
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  • Polysemy in Advertising
        Polysemy in Advertising                           Su  Mei  Koh   344185       INTRODUCTION   The   world   of   advertising   is   continually   evolving,
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  • Polysemy
    Polysemy. Semantic Structure of the Word The semantic structure of the word does not present an indissoluble unity (that is, actually, why it is referred to as "structure"), nor does it necessarily stand for one concept. It is generally known that most words convey several concepts and thus possess
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  • homonymy and polysemy
     HOMONYMY AND POLYSEMY Semantics is the scientific study of meaning in language and deals with a lot of complex subjects, such as utterances and sentences, reference, sense relation or lexical ambiguity. Semantics often appears in other disciplines, for example in philosophy,...
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