Linguistics - L - Oxford Bibliographies

You are looking at 164 - 183 of 297 items

Lexical Semantics

Dirk Geeraerts

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Lexical Semantics Introduction Lexical semantics is the study of word meaning. Two issues of demarcation are relevant in this respect. First, ...

Lexical-Functional Grammar

Yehuda N. Falk

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Lexical-Functional Grammar Introduction Lexical-functional grammar, usually referred to as LFG, is a theoretical approach to syntax and related...

Lexicography

Howard Jackson

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2017-06-27

LexicographyIntroductionLexicography is concerned with dictionaries, both with the processes of compilation and with the study of the finished product...

Linguistic Accommodation

David Beaver, Kristie Denlinger

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2022-01-12

Linguistic AccommodationIntroductionAccommodation is the process whereby a listener makes adjustments in response to behavior of the speaker. In the a...

Linguistic Anthropology

Paul Garrett

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Linguistic Anthropology ...

Linguistic Areas

Rik van Gijn, Pieter Muysken

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2016-08-30

Linguistic AreasIntroduction“Linguistic areas” are defined as social spaces (regions, countries, (sub-)continents) in which languages from different f...

Linguistic Landscapes

Jhonni Rochelle Charisse Carr

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2019-10-30

Linguistic LandscapesIntroductionLinguistic landscape studies is the investigation of displayed language in a particular space, generally through the ...

Linguistic Prescriptivism

Robin Straaijer

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2017-08-23

Linguistic PrescriptivismIntroductionThe term prescriptivism refers to the ideology and practices in which the correct and incorrect uses of a languag...

Linguistic Profiling and Language-Based Discrimination

John Baugh

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2021-01-12

Linguistic Profiling and Language-Based DiscriminationIntroductionLinguistic profiling and other forms of linguistic discrimination were first atteste...

Linguistic Relativity

Peggy Li, David Barner

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Linguistic Relativity Introduction Linguistic relativity, sometimes called the Whorfian hypothesis, posits that properties of language affect t...

Linguistics, Educational

Nancy H. Hornberger

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2022-05-26

Educational LinguisticsIntroductionEducational linguistics is a field of research, theory, policy, and practice whose essential concern is the teachin...

Listening, Second Language

John Flowerdew

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2022-02-21

Second Language ListeningIntroductionListening comprehension plays a key role in both first and second language acquisition, and although out of the f...

Literature and Linguistics

Nigel Fabb

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2015-03-10

Literature and LinguisticsIntroductionLiterature is the artistic use of language, also called “verbal art,” to make clear that there are both oral and...

Loanwords

Yoonjung Kang

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Loanwords Introduction When two languages come into contact, words are borrowed from one language to another. Lexical borrowings, or loanwords...

Machine Translation

François Yvon

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

Machine Translation Introduction Machine translation (MT) is an interdisciplinary scientific field that brings together linguists, lexicologis...

Maintenance, Language

David Bradley

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2022-05-26

Language MaintenanceIntroductionLanguage maintenance involves efforts to maintain an existing language, as opposed to language planning (see the separ...

Mande Languages

Dmitry Idiatov

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2017-01-11

Mande LanguagesIntroductionMande languages are spoken across much of inland West Africa up to the northwest of Nigeria as their eastern limit. The cen...

Markedness

Livio Gaeta

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2017-02-28

MarkednessIntroductionMarkedness is a central concept in the study of linguistics in the 20th and 21st centuries, and it can be traced back to the ear...

Mass-Count Distinction

Alan Bale, David Barner

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Mass-Count Distinction Introduction The mass-count distinction is reflected in the syntax and semantics of nouns, verbs, adjectives, and quanti...

Mathematical Linguistics

Alice G.B. ter Meulen

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2012-03-23

Mathematical Linguistics Introduction Mathematical linguistics is a field of scientific linguistic inquiry applying mathematical methods and co...

How to Subscribe

Oxford Bibliographies Online is available by subscription and perpetual access to institutions. For more information or to contact an Oxford Sales Representative click here.