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Language and Meaning

Cognitive and Functional Perspectives


Malgorzata Fabiszak

Contents: Małgorzata Fabiszak: Introduction. Language, meaning and scientific endeavour – Enrique Bernárdez: Synergy in the construction of meaning – Anna Cieślicka: Effects of literal plausibility and predictability on the suppression of irrelevant literal meanings in idiom processing – Anna Dziemianko: The analytical definition in monolingual English learners’ dictionaries as a vehicle for syntactic information on verbs: A diachronic perspective – Adam Głaz: Vantage theory: A newcomer to the cognitivist scene? – Dwight Holbrook: Domain of meaning/Domain of language – Katarzyna Horszowska: The embodied emotions in Chinese, metaphor and metonymy perspective – Michał Janowski: Schematization and valuation in abstract concepts – Iwona Knaś: English at: Investigating its conceptualization by native speakers and Polish advanced learners of English – Karolina Krawczak: Meaning as an epiphenomenon of cognition, social interaction and intercognition – Maria Pilar Lema Quintana/Juana Teresa Guerra de la Torre: A study of meaning construction across cultures: An epistemological framework for cognitive translation studies – Robert Lew: Linguistic semantics and lexicography: A troubled relationship – Tadeusz Piotrowski: Lexicography, semantics and pragmatics – Nikolaus Ritt: Meaning in a material world or How to find out what linguists think about meaning – Jūratė Ruzaitė: Setting boundaries to fuzzy adjectives: A corpus approach – Joanna Szwabe: Pragmatic competence - Mindreading meets speaker’s meaning – Aleksander Szwedek: An alternative theory of metaphorisation – Bogusława Whyatt: Meaning as a dynamic concept. A Think Aloud Protocol study into strategies performed by inexperienced translators.