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By Dylan Glynn, Justyna A. Robinson

This quantity seeks to develop and popularise using corpus-driven quantitative equipment within the learn of semantics. the 1st half provides cutting-edge learn in polysemy and synonymy from a Cognitive Linguistic viewpoint. the second one half provides and explains in a didactic demeanour all the statistical ideas utilized in the 1st a part of the amount. A guide either for linguists operating with information in corpus study and for linguists within the fields of polysemy and synonymy.

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Competing ‘transfer’ constructions in Dutch (6) De man heeft de vrouw een boek ontnomen. ’ (lit. has away-taken the woman a book) (7) De man heeft een boek aan de vrouw ontnomen. 2 2. Introducing the Dutch ont-verbs In this paper we will try to shed more light on the synchronic and diachronic semantic relations between the argument structure constructions introduced in section 1 by zooming in on a specific morphological class of dispossession verbs, viz. complex verbs with the prefix ont- ‘away’.

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