Lexicalization and language change /

In this up-to-date survey, Laurel Brinton and Elizabeth Traugott examine the various approaches to lexicalization, a process of language change whereby concepts are adopted into the lexicon. Drawing on a number of case studies from the history of English, they then propose a new, unified model of le...

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Main Author: Brinton, Laurel J.
Other Authors: Traugott, Elizabeth Closs.
Format: EBOOK
Language:English
Published: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005.
Series:Research surveys in linguistics.
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Online Access:Go to eBook
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