Lexical structures, lexical semantics

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This chapter describes important advances have been made in studies of Bantu lexical semantics,present a broad overview of the ‘state-of-the-art’ of research in Bantu lexical semantics, while also pointing out areas where further research is called for.The bulk of the chapter is dedicated to describing key issues in major word classes, including nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs and adverbials, locatives and spatial terms, and ideophones. Also briefly discussed are derivational strategies and their semantic effects, and studies in historical lexical semantics and their cross-disciplinary significance.

Originalspråkengelska
Titel på gästpublikationThe Oxford Guide to the Bantu Languages
RedaktörerLutz Marten, Nancy Kula, Ellen Hurst, Jochen Zeller
FörlagOxford University Press
Status!!Accepted/In press - 2018
MoE-publikationstypA3 Del av bok eller annan forskningsbok

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Crane, T. M. (Accepterad/under tryckning). Lexical structures, lexical semantics. I L. Marten, N. Kula, E. Hurst, & J. Zeller (Red.), The Oxford Guide to the Bantu Languages Oxford University Press.