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Wiley-Blackwell, Nov 11, 2008 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 456 pages
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The third edition of this popular textbook provides an engaging and accessible introduction to semantics for students new to the field.
  • Explores the basic concepts and methods of the field and discusses some of the most important contemporary lines of research
  • Contains new solutions to chapter exercises in order to familiarize the student with the practice of semantic description
  • Completely revised and updated to reflect recent theoretical developments
  • Includes new sections on classifiers and noun classes, as well as conceptual integration

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Meaning Thought and Reality
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About the author (2008)

John I. Saeed is Associate Professor of Linguistics and Head of the School of Linguistic, Speech and Communication Sciences, Trinity College, University of Dublin. He is the author of several books, including Somali Reference Grammar (second edition, 1993) and Somali (1999).

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