Liliya Kholkina

List of John Benjamins publications for which Liliya Kholkina plays a role.


Kholkina, Liliya. 2022. Chapter 9. Lexical typology of Mandarin Chinese qualitative features. The Typology of Physical Qualities, Rakhilina, Ekaterina, Tatiana Reznikova and Daria Ryzhova (eds.), pp. 269–288
The chapter analyses the quality terms of Mandarin Chinese which belong to the semantic domains of heavy and hard, as well as to the subdomains of surface texture (slippery, smooth, and level). We argue that the evidence from Mandarin Chinese accords with the larger typological picture which has… read more | Chapter
Ryzhova, Daria, Ekaterina Rakhilina and Liliya Kholkina. 2019. Chapter 10. Approaching perceptual qualities: The case of heavy. Perception Metaphors, Speed, Laura J., Carolyn O'Meara, Lila San Roque and Asifa Majid (eds.), pp. 185–208
The paper examines the properties of heavy as a perceptual concept, based on evidence from 11 languages. We demonstrate that the semantics of this concept is heterogeneous; lexemes of this field can be used in situations of at least three types: Lifting, Shifting and Weighing. These situations are… read more | Chapter