Metaphors of falling

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Towards language universals through lexical semantics: introduction to lexical and semantic typology
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National Research University Higher School of Economics

Towards language universals through lexical semantics: introduction to lexical and semantic typology

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Jack and Jill fell down the hill: Typological approach to verbs of falling
The lecture describes the results of our research on the typology of verbs of falling, including types of falling and falling metaphors. In addition, it focuses on special cases and several other semantic fields closely related to falling.

Meet the Instructors

  • Ekaterina Rakhilina
    Ekaterina Rakhilina
    Professor
    School of Linguistics
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