The Structure of Lexical Variation: Meaning, Naming, and Context

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Contents

1 Varieties of variation
1
2 Methods and materials
17
21 Selected sources and database structure
18
22 Characteristics of the corpus
32
23 Points of methodology
37
3 Semasiological variation
45
definability
56
uncertainty of membership status
76
demarcation problems
118
entrenchment
134
43 The influence of contextual variation
146
5 Formal variation
155
51 The influence of prototypicality
156
52 The influence of entrenchment
169
53 The influence of contextual variation
177
6 Ten theses about lexicology
189

salience effects
89
35 The influence of contextual variation
105
4 Onomasiological variation
117
References
197
Index of subjects
205
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