A glossary of cognitive linguistics
Cognitive linguistics is one of the most rapidly expanding schools in linguistics. A mature intellectual movement with a large international community of active scholars, cognitive linguistics is a fast growing approach to language and mind within cognitive science with an impressive and complex technical vocabulary. This alphabetic guide gives an up-to-date introduction to the key terms in cognitive linguistics, covering all the major theories, approaches, ideas, and many relevant theoretical constructs. A Glossary of Cognitive Linguistics also features a brief introduction to cognitive linguistics, a detailed annotated reading list, and a listing of some key researchers in cognitive linguistics. Key Features: -A handy and easy to understand pocket guide for anyone embarking on courses in cognitive linguistics or language and the mind -Numerous cross-references to related terms -Coverage of newer areas such as Radical Construction Grammar, Embodied Construction Grammar, Primary Metaphor Theory, and Principled Polysemy Linguistics Distribution is limited to Canada and the United States
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approaches to grammar aspects atemporal relations blended space Blending Theory ceptual closed class forms cognitive approaches Cognitive Grammar cognitive lexical semantics cognitive linguistics cognitive model cognitive model profile cognitive semantics complex conceptual integration Conceptual Metaphor Theory Conceptual Structuring System conceptualisation construal Construction Grammar cross-domain mappings developed distinct ditransitive construction elements embodied experience encoded entity event Fauconnier Figure following example George Lakoff Gilles Fauconnier gives rise human idioms image schema input spaces instance integration network James Bond knowledge language acquisition LCCM Theory Leonard Talmy lexical concept lexical item linguistic unit Mental Spaces Theory metonymy Michael Tomasello notion noun particular pattern polysemy prepositions Principled Polysemy properties Prototype Theory provides reference frame representation represents Ronald Langacker schematic categories schematic systems secondary reference object sentence source domain spatial scene Structuring System Approach symbolic assembly Talmy target domain temporal tion trajector usage-based model usage-based thesis verb virtue vital relation words