Myriam Bouveret

Myriam Bouveret

List of John Benjamins publications for which Myriam Bouveret plays a role.


Give Constructions across Languages

Edited by Myriam Bouveret

[Constructional Approaches to Language, 29] 2021. viii, 246 pp.
Subjects Semantics | Syntax | Theoretical linguistics

Constructions in French

Edited by Myriam Bouveret and Dominique Legallois

[Constructional Approaches to Language, 13] 2012. vi, 287 pp.
Subjects Cognition and language | Cognitive linguistics | Romance linguistics | Syntax | Theoretical linguistics


Belonging to the family of Indo-European languages, Kurdish is part of the Iranian group of this family, which gathers several modern languages such as Balochi, Ossetic, Persian, Tadjik, etc. The two main dialects that are closely related to each other are the Kurmanji dialect and the Sorani… read more | Chapter
This cognitive contrastive study across ten languages (Chinese, Dalabon, English, French, Spanish, Romanian, Kurdish, Khmer, Polish, Tibetan) focuses on the verb give and its syntactic-semantic interface based on six main points, namely argument structure, lexical semantics and event structure,… read more | Chapter
Bouveret, Myriam. 2012. GIVE frames and constructions in French. Constructions in French, Bouveret, Myriam and Dominique Legallois (eds.), pp. 99–124
This paper presents a corpus-based study of the French verb donner ‘give’. Even though the central meaning of the verb relies on a three-place predicate profiling, a concrete GIVING frame with an agent, an object and a recipient, the frequencies in our different corpora show that it is not the most… read more | Article
Bouveret, Myriam and Dominique Legallois. 2012. Cognitive linguistics and the notion of construction in French studies: An overview. Constructions in French, Bouveret, Myriam and Dominique Legallois (eds.), pp. 1–20
In this paper, we present the conversion of a specialized dictionary of bioindustries by means of Lexical Functions (Mel’čuk et al. 1984, 1988, 1992, 1999 ; Mel’čuk et al. 1995). The dictionary is based on semantic derivation as described in Explanatory and Combinatorial Lexicology, and explores… read more | Article
We present in this paper a model of derivation encoded by means of Lexical Functions (Mel’č uk et al. 1984–1999, Mel’čuk et al. 1995, Wanner 1996). It is based on semantic derivation as in the Explanatory and Combinatorial Lexicology, but we examine the category of morphological derivatives in… read more | Article